In Pictures | Birdwatcher's Paradise: 10 Must-See Bird Species In Mahabaleshwar

By: Megha Yadav | April 08, 2024

Known as the 'Kashmir of Maharashtra,' Mahabaleshwar is celebrated for its delightful climate

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With millions of tourists visiting Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani annually to admire its natural beauty, ancient temples, and forts, ongoing development projects are underway in the region

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The Sahyadri mountain ranges flaunt breathtaking natural beauty and a rich array of biodiversity, encompassing diverse bird species, animals, trees, shrubs, reptiles, and butterflies

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During the months of March to May, the blossoming trees, including wild fruits and mangoes, entice a multitude of insects, bees, and butterflies. Consequently, a variety of bird species are lured to feed on this abundant natural feast

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Mahabaleshwar has pathways through the forests, providing visitors with the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and venture into the surrounding landscapes

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With over 400 bird species calling it home, Mahabaleshwar emerges as a prominent hotspot for avid birdwatchers

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During this time, visitors can spot various bird species like the Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Indian Blackbird, Orange-headed Thrush, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, and more

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Various gatherings and events across Mahabaleshwar draw nature enthusiasts and bird watchers alike

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By attracting nature lovers, bird enthusiasts, and biodiversity experts, tourism can flourish even more in Mahabaleshwar, with collaborative efforts between the Forest Department

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