During my previous trip to Paonta Sahib (HP), I finally got a chance to visit the beautiful Asan Barrage and nearby wetlands - a paradise for migrating birds and birdwatchers. The site is recently converted to a bird sanctuary with around 200 bird species recorded including the endangered ones and few migrating one from Europe and Africa.
I got a chance to spot "Coot, Pochard, Purple Heron,Mallard,Tufted ducks,Little Cormorant, Egrets,Storks, Ju
Do's -Birdwatching,Pedal boats, Kayaking and Photography. 250 mm is not sufficient for birdwatching try 300mm and above. Precautions - Take care of your camera,bag and binoculars from locals/villagers.They just want to crush it. Take care of kids and foodstuff from menacing Monkeys.