Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Odisha is home to more than 400 species of birds, one of the best birding destinations in the world.

Bird Watching

All destinations are for birding. Some of the important birding destinations are here for you

Mangalajodi(Chilika Nature Camps)

More than 230 variety of birds flock in chilika lake and highest congregation is seen in Mangalajodi of Chilika. Mangalajodi is known as the bird paradise of Asia.

Millions of colourful birs can be sighted while boating in the lagoon along with Irrawaddy Dolphins near Rajhans Nature Camp. Lakhs of Godwits, Plovers, Ducks, Ruffs, Sandpipers, Falcons, Lapwings, Terns, Crakes etc flock in large numbers in Chilika.


More than 271 species of birds have been recorded in Bhitarkanika, the mini Amazon of Asia. India’s largest Heronry is in Bhitarkanika.

It is a photographers paradise. Other than 8 variety of Indian Pitta, Ducks, Geese, Pintails, Eagles, Vultures and what not can be sighted in the National Park of International importance.

Other important Birding destinations are Similipal, Satkosia, Debrigarh, Chandaka, Berbara, Phulbani. All Nature Camps in Odisha are important for birding and facilities for birding are available in all camps.  

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