Bird Watching in Andaman & Nicobar

One recreational activity not to miss during your visit to the Andaman Island is Bird Watching. This is a popular leisure activity amongst the wildlife lovers where you can watch the silent drama in their natural environment. The Islands of Andaman has a vast collection of exotic birds with over 270 species flocking around the island. The island houses diverse species of migratory birds including birds that belong to the region. If you get lucky while birding, you may come across rare birds like Purple Moorhen, Lesser Whistling Teal, Cotton Teal, Common Moorhen, Andaman drango, Medium Egrets, blacked napped oriole, Glossy staling, Scarlet Minivets, Andaman bulbuls etc.

There are few places to sightsee birds in Andaman and to make an excellent early morning calls you have to visit the popular wildlife reserves for birding holidays like Chidiya tapu which is located in the southernmost part of Andaman Island. This place is also known as a paradise for photography because of its picturesque sunset and view of the bird amidst the unspoiled nature. Other worthy bird watching places to visit in Andaman are Mount Harriet National Park and Saddle Peak National Park. These parks are prime destinations to visit for the nature lovers to witness and explore the different birding sites and some beautiful birds.

Andaman & Nicobar at a Glance