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All About Bird-Watching In Andaman

Date : 21 Sep, 2021

The sense of peace that Andaman showers on the tourist helps recharge one's mind and body. With various Andaman tour packages from Kolkata, many people plan a tour to the sandy beaches every year in search of adventure, natural beauty and solitude. But, you people are aware that Andaman is also famous for birds. In this article, we are going to discuss all about bird watching in Andaman. 

Islands For Bird Watching In Andaman

It is known that Andaman is home to 270 species of different kinds of birds including endemic and migratory birds. Each year, various species of birds migrate to beautiful and enchanted islands and tourists can enjoy watching and photography, which is a soulful experience. If you are planning for an Andaman trip, here are the islands you need to explore for various species of birds. 

Sippi Ghat

This place is located in the south of Andaman Islands and is generally a wetland. You can witness many water birds here. Most of the words that come here include collared Kingfisher, brown hawk owl, black-naped tern, Andaman hawk owl, olive backed sunbird, Orange headed thrush and Fulvous breasted woodpecker. Sippi ghat is a welcoming adventure site for travellers. If you plan to book an Andaman holiday package, make sure to plan for Sippi Ghat. 

Mount Harriet

Mount Harriet National Park is famous as a tropical evergreen forest. It is located in Port Blair and is home to endangered bird species. Some of them include Andaman Cuckoo Dove, Andaman Treepie, Andaman Boobook, Andaman wood pigeon and many more. Maximum Andaman tour packages from Kolkata cover a trip to this National Park. Make sure to make the most of your Andaman trip by visiting this park. If you are worried about Andaman tour price, rest assured as they are hugely affordable. 

Chidiya Tapu

Situated south of Port Blair, Chidiya Tapu is one of the most famous spots for birding and trekking. If you want to enjoy bird watching then you need to visit this place early in the morning. Various migratory birds visit this place. Some of them include White Throated Kingfisher, Andaman Serpent Eagle, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, Collared Kingfisher, Andaman Drongo, Alexandrine Parakeet, Black naped Oriole and more. 

Havelock Islands

The white sand island of Andaman cannot be missed when it comes to bird watching. For planning the Andaman holiday package, this Island is a reserve forest for birds and microbes that remain to be extended from the urban cities but are experiencing a peaceful life amid the Blue water and open sky. 

Wrapping Up

Andaman and Nicobar Islands is where winter never begins and summer never ends. The tropical climate of Andaman has made the location and around destination, for birds to stay. Having said that, the best season to visit Andaman for bird watching is post or pre monsoons. If you are planning for an Andaman trip, February to May can be considered as the prime time for planning a vacation to the Sandy beaches for bird watching.