The Himalayan Griffon Vulture
Catch a glimpse- At Spiti Valley
When- All year round on the mountains of Himalayas
Malabar Whistling Thrush
Catch a glimpse- Tea/coffee plantations of Valparai
When- Winters are usually a good time
Otherwise called as the whistling school boy! The bird’s song will terrify you and please you at the same time.
Catch a Glimpse- Belgaum (Yellur Fort)
When- A winter migrant in India, can be seen on open farms and sparse woody habitats
The rare migratory bird for the Indian subcontinent!
The White Wagtail
Catch a glimpse- in your garden
When- Winters, from October to February
This bird’s constant tail bobbing gait will make you forget the first walk of Ms Philippines as Miss Universe 😉
Ceylon Frog mouth
Get a glimpse- At Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
When- All year around
This elusive and bizarre nocturnal bird rests in the darkest woods within the western ghats of India!
Spot billed Pelican
Get a glimpse- At Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
When- Winters, December to January
The near threatened Pelecanus carries live fish in it’s the huge gular pouch!
The Small Pratincole
Get a glimpse- Any water bodies, Malyadi bird Sanctuary
This wadding bird is so small that it can be compared to a swift when seen in flight! 🙂
Grey headed Bulbul
Get a glimpse- At Silent Valley National Park
When- December to January
Get a Glimpse- At Mumbai (Bhandup Pumping Station)
When- February to March