Walking along paths surrounded by forests, you hear a slight rustling of leaves, and freeze in anticipation of spotting a Himalayan quail. And then, the endless wait begins!
Bird watching is an activity, reserved only for the well seasoned; for bird enthusiasts who can practice utmost patience and perseverance. If you are a photographer of birds, or simply love spotting new types of birds, there's no better place than Dev Bhoomi, Uttarakhand. The mighty hills of Uttarakhand provide a sanctuary to various types of birds, whose beauty is a sight to behold. Most towns in Uttarakhand have managed to maintain a healthy balance between nature and human settlements because of which wildlife there continues to flourish. In fact, out of the known 1,500 species, more than 50% species of birds can be found in Uttarakhand alone! Here are the top places in Uttarakhand where you can indulge in bird-watching.