Birding in Thattekkad
Day 01: Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Thattekkad
Arrive Thattekkad. Meet up with your guide. One should sight the Whitebellied Treepie, Rufous Babbler, Crimsonbacked Sunbird, White Bellied Blue Flycatcher, Wayanad Laughing Thrush, Malabar Parakeet, Malabar Grey Hornbill besides owls like the Mottled Wood Owl, Oriental Bay Owl, Oriental scopes owl, Brown Fish Owl, Oriental Scopes Owl and Spotbellied Eagle Owl. You should also be able to see the Red Spurfowl, Grey Jungle Fowl, Indian Pitta, Black-throated Munia and the Grey headed fishing eagle.
Day 02: Thattekkad & Edamalayar
We will continue with our birding at Urulanthanni, Signal station, Edamalayar Dam & its surrounding areas. We will also cover all the distinct eco-systems of Thattekkad – evergreen, dry deciduous, grasslands, riverine and the marshy lands during our birding trip. At night we will proceed for a stint of night birding for the nightjars.
Day 03: Depart
Depart for Kochi after breakfast.