Munnar Bird Watching Tour (1 day)
Munnar and surrounding areas are rich in bird life, with nearly 200 species, many of them endemic, recorded in these highlands. The high altitude montane forests and grasslands are home to many of the endemics of the Western Ghats like the Nilgiri Pipit, Painted Bush Quail, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Black & Orange Flycatcher, Nilgiri Flycatcher, White-bellied Shortwing and the Broadtailed Grassbird. The tour will start early in the morning and the areas covered are Rajamala and Kanniamala Shola. This will be followed by a visit to the Lockhart Gap area and the grasslands in the surrounding hills. Following packed lunch in the field there will be trip to the Bodi Ghats to look for the rare Yellow Throated Bulbul, Indian Robin, Sirkeer Malkoha, Short Toed Snake Eagle, Bluefaced Malkoha and the Black eagle. Return to the hotel by nightfall. Expected: 80 species. Price: US$ 120 per person
Kerala Endemic Birding Tour (6 Days)
Tropical rain forests are primary centers of species richness and endemism within the Western Ghats in India. There are more than 450 known bird species from this hotspot, of which 16 are endemic, most of them found in the lowland rainforests and high altitude montane forests of the Kerala. This tour covers the lowland forests at Thattekkad and the hill ranges of Munnar. On this trip species sighted are theWhitebellied Treepie, Rufous Babbler, Crimsonbacked Sunbird, White Bellied Blue Flycatcher, Wayanad Laughing Thrush, Malabar Parakeet, Malabar Grey Hornbill besides owls like the Mottled Wood Owl, Oriental Bay Owl, Oriental scopes owl, Brown Fish Owl, Oriental Scopes Owl and Spotbellied Eagle Owl. You should also be able to sight the Red Spurfowl, Grey Jungle Fowl, Indian Pitta, Black-throated Munia and the Grey headed fishing eagle. At Munnar you should sight the endemics Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Nilgiri Pipit, Whitebellied shortwing and the Broadtailed Grassbird. We will also take a tour to the Bodi Ghats for Yellow Throated bulbul, Indian robin, Sirkeer Malkoha, Short Toed Snake Eagle, Blue Faced Malkoha and the Black eagle. US $ 750 per person
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