Here’s listing down some of the important birding destinations of the state.
There are more than 230 varieties of birds that flock in Chilika Lake, and the highest congregation can be seen at Mangalajodi. In fact, Mangalajodi is renowned as the bird paradise of Asia.
Millions of colourfulbirds can be spotted while engaging in boating activity in the lagoon, where sometimes even the Irrawaddy Dolphins can be sighted near the Rajhans Nature Camp. Talking about the kinds of birds, lakhs of Godwits, Plovers, Ducks, Ruffs, Sandpipers, Falcons, Lapwings, Terns, Crakes and many othersvisitChilika.
More than 271 species of birds, including India’s largest Heronry have been recorded in Bhitarkanika, the mini Amazon of Asia. The place is definitely a photographers and birdwatchers’ paradise.
Apart from 8 varieties of Indian Pitta, what else can be spotted in the state’s national parks are ducks, geese, pintails, eagles, vultures and more.
Some primary birding destinations of Odisha include Similipal, Satkosia, Debrigarh, Chandaka, Berbara, and Phulbani. Moreover, all Nature Camps in the state are significant sites for birding, wherein facilities for birding are available.