If Bird watching is your habit, moreover passion then Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary should be your destination. Situated in the Nilgiris this reserve forest is home to a varied form of flora and fauna. Still it is the Birds in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary which attracts visitors from round the globe.
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary has carved a special place in the hearts of bird lover with its population of over 200 species of birds belonging to 48 families.
As the time is passing the numbers are going up which in fact is a great news for bird lovers. This huge population of birds have drawn ornithologists from round the globe regularly to the sanctuary every year.
The list of the birds listed in the sanctuary are Peacock, Grey Jungle Fowl, Red Spur Fowl, Grey Partridge Quails, Goggle Eyed Plower, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Large Racket-Tailed Dronge, The Magpie-robin, Spotted Babbler, Small Green Barbet, Green Pigeons, Brown Dove, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Bulbuls, Mynahs and many more.
Eagles, Hawks, Buzzards, Harriers, Falcons and King Vulture forms the list of birds of prey which are predominant in these forests.
Besides all these some migratory birds too choose this forest as their dwelling place.