Birdwatching in Goa
Goa having large stretches of Mangroves and plenty of freshwater lakes is a favored hotspot for migratory birds. If watching and observing the feathered friends is your hobby or passion or you want to try it as a recreational activity, visit the winged wonders at Dr Salim Ali bird sanctuary, Cotigao wildlife sanctuary, Mollem Wildlife Sanctuary and Dudhsagar Falls, Mhadei wildlife sanctuary, Cumbharjua canal, St.Cruz marshes, Carambolim Lake, Morjim beach or Bondla.
Along with the migratory ducks, agile jacanas, raucous moorhens, occasional harriers, restless pipits and wagtails and patient kingfishers, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon Blue-winged Parakeet,the Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul One can spot exotic species of birds here, some of the famous being the White-throated Kingfisher, Green Bee-eaters, Blue-tailed Bee-eaters and female Asian Koel.
From the forests and hills to the lakes and fields to the backyard, the richness in the diversity of birds is clearly visible. Whether a tour with a birdwatcher or go on your own, through the marshes and shores or the fields and hills, bird watching is an absolute delight.