Birding Destinations

Jeypore Rain Forest: Kingdom of the Crickets


The Jeypore Rainforest in Dibrugarh, Assam is known for the variety of flora and fauna found there. It has been estimated that there are 283 species of birds and 46 species of mammals living in the forest. Besides these, there are also different kinds of butterflies as well as various species of reptiles and amphibians, orchids, damselflies and dragonflies present.

The place has a rich history as during the pre-colonial era, it was under the rule of the Ahoms. One can also find a number of tea plantations near the forest, which were originally set up by the British.

Some of the popular bird species found there are Lesser Adjutant Stork, Great Pied Hornbill, White-backed Vulture, White Winged Wood Duck, White-cheeked Hill Partridge, Slender-billed Vulture, Rufus necked Hornbill, Black-browed Leaf Warbler, Green Imperial Pigeon, Beautiful Nuthatch,  Khaleej Pheasant, Gray Peacock-Pheasant, Wreathed Hornbill and Pale-capped Pigeon.

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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


Circuit Four

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