Birding Destinations

Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary: Home of the Liochila


Eaglenest, Wild Life Sanctuary located in West Kameng district of the state of Arunachal Pradesh, is well known as a major birding area of the region. The nearest town is Tenga which is 17 kms away from the sanctuary. It is home to at least 454 species of birds including cormorants, herons, black stork, Oriental white (black-headed) ibis, ducks, hawks, eagles, kites, harriers and vultures, falcons, pheasants, jungle fowl, quail, peafowl, black-necked crane, rails, plovers, dotterels, lapwings, waders, ibisbill, Eurasian thick-knee, small pratincole, gulls, pigeons, parrots, cuckoos, owls, nightjars, swifts, trogons, kingfishers, bee-eaters, rollers, hoopoes, hornbills, barbets, woodpeckers, broadbills, pittas, larks, martins, wagtails, shrikes, bulbuls, fairy-bluebirds, shrike, brown dipper, accentors, thrushes, old world flycatchers, parrotbills, warblers, flycatchers, tits, nuthatches, treecreepers, flowerpeckers, sunbirds, oriental white-eye, bunting, finches, munia, sparrows, starlings, orioles, drongos, ashy wood swallow and jays.

Featured Tours

Birding Tours in Northeast

Kaziranga National Park

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Guwahati – Kaziranga National Park – Nameri National Park – Eagles Nest Wildlife Sanctuary – Guwahati

Dibru Saikhowa National Park

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Dibrugarh – Dibru-saikhowa National Park – Maguri Beel – Digboi – Mishmi Hills – Jeypore Rainforest – Jokai Forest – Dibrugarh

Manas National Park

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Guwahati – Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary – Manas National Park – Meghalaya – Guwahati


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Guwahati- Kaziranga National Park – Tragopan Sanctuary (Khonoma, Nagaland) – Guwahati