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Birds in Manas National Park

Though Manas National Park is best known as a Tiger Reserve and a World Heritage Site , its varied avian population too has been an important reason behind the major tourist flock at this national park for decades. Situated amid the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan foothills, this National Park extends to Bhutan by crossing the international border. In addition to the dwelling birds in this jungle, flock of migratory birds too come every year to make a visit of this beautiful place Manas which derives its name from the name of Goddess Manasa.

The Manas National Park houses more than 450 species of birds. Some of the uncommon species that can be noticed at this park during your wildlife tours are -

  • The Bengal florican and
  • The great pied hornbill

In the winter months there are so many migratory birds visit the Manas National Park. Some of these birds are -

  • Forktails Riverchats
  • Ruddy Shelduck
  • Cormorants and
  • Ducks
  • Besides, you can determine different species of water birds and woodland birds during your wildlife tours to the Manas National Park in Assam.

Assam Manas National Park is a favorite abode for both resident and migratory birds.

  • Giant Hornbills
  • Jungle Fowls
  • Bulbuls
  • Brahminy Ducks               
  • Pied Hornbills
  • Pelicans
  • Fishing Eagles
  • Serpent Eagles
  • Egrets
  • Scarlet Minivets
  • Magpie Robins 
  • Bee-Eaters
  • Gray Hornbills
  • Ospreys
  • Herons
  • Khaleej Pheasants
  • Mergansers
  • Harriers

Therefore, in this forest the avian population adds a new charm to the bird watchers and ornithologists.