Birds in Ranthambore
Though, Ranthambore National Park is famous for its tiger population, it also offers the best of opportunities to ornithologists and bird lovers. The park has a significant bird population, both resident and migratory. According to surveys, the park has about 272 species of birds (some even estimate over 300 species).
It's difficult to name all the birds found in the Ranthambore National Park, so we are naming some of the most important birds only.
The most important in the bird's list include Graylag Goose, Woodpeckers, Indian Gray Hornbills, Common Kingfishers, Bee Eaters, Cuckoos, Parakeets, Asian Palm Swift, Owl, Nightjars, Pigeon, Dove, Crakes, Snipes, Sandpipers, Gulls, Terns, Great Crested Grebe, Eagles, Darters, Cormorants, Egrets, Herons, Bitterns, Flamingos, Ibis, Pelicans, Storks, Pittas, Shrikes, Treepies, Crows, Orioles, Cuckoo-Shrikes, Minivets, Drongos, Flycatchers, Ioras, Wood Shrikes, Pipits, Bayas, Sparrows, Finches, Wagtails, Munias, Bulbul, Mynas, Falcons etc.
Some of the best locations to watch birds inside the Ranthambore National Park are Malik Talao, the Ranthambore Fort, Rajbagh Talao, Padam Talao and the Jhalra area.