The Andaman Islands is a perfect location for adventurers and travel enthusiasts because of the evergreen forest and the magnificent landscapes. The ideal climate, the paths, and the rainfall in the islands make trekking even more interesting for anybody looking for some adventure in the wild, birdwatching, and nature photography.
Birds to expect depending on the habitat, forest or wetland are Andaman Drongo, White-headed Starling, Andaman Woodpecker, Andaman Serpent Eagle, Andaman Flower-pecker, Andaman Bulbul, Andaman Shama, Andaman Green Pigeon, Andaman Teal, Andaman Coucul, Collared Kingfisher, Andaman Treepie, Asian Glossy Starling, Chinese Pond Heron, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Changeable Hawk-Eagle, White-breasted Woodswallow, Hume’s Boobook, Andaman Boobook, Andaman Masked Owl, and Andaman Scops Owl.
We offer a variety of Birdwatching packages to choose from as per the various locations. The main areas to birdwatch are Chidiyatapu, Sippight, Wandoor, and Lohabarak. We have also tied up with the top birdwatchers in the islands to assist during a birdwatching session and enlighten the guest!
1. Which are the best places for Birdwatching in the Andaman Islands?
The renowned areas to visit for watching the Andaman Endemic Birds are Chidiatapu, Mount Harriet, Sippighat, Wandoor, Ferrarganj, and Lohabarak. The endemics include four owls and other species such as Andaman Woodpecker, Andaman Crake, and Andaman Serpent Eagle.
2. Will we be provided with a guide during the Birdwatching session?
Yes, a guide will assist you during the birdwatching session and explain the various birds and other important information.
3. How long does is the birdwatching session?
A half-day session contains birdwatching, trekking, and sunset, of about 3-4 hours, whereas a full day session includes the same of 6-7 hours, divided into two sub-sessions.