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Half Day – Bird Watching

Shakti vel

About the activity

Dues to its isolation, Andaman has evolved into a beautiful bird watching destination. As many as 105 endemic species of birds are found across the archipelago. This trip is perfect for those who want to spend the day searching for these feathered beauties. You can spot up to 30 to 40 endemic birds as you drive around the wetlands and bird watching hotspots in and around Port Blair.

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About the Provider

Shakti vel

Born & brought up in the Andamans, Shakti is a marine biologist who spends most of his time on land/boat doing bird watching. Having started back in 2013, Shakti has covered most of islands of this archipelago seeing most the avifauna the islands offer. Being a photographer himself, his tour revolves around places where it’s easier to photograph the birds.

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Inclusions

  • Car rental
  • Packaged Drinking water
  • Entry tickets & permits
  • Camera
  • Entry fees
  • Tripod 
  • Binocular

Timeline

  • A car will pick you up just before sunrise at 5am. Drive down to the birding hotspot for the day. This varies depending on the weather.
  • Stop along the way at various spots to cover a wide range of habitats & birds.
  • Upon reaching the hotspot, walk along the forest clearance spotting the birds undisturbed with the vehicle trailing you from a distance.
  • On the return journey, visit a wetland to spot the wild ducks & wading birds.
  •  Spot about 30 to 40 species of birds including as many endemic birds

Duration

4 Hours

Location

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Important Info

  1. Wear light coloured cotton clothes, caps and shoes
  2. Do not wear white clothes and shorts.
  3. This activity is meant for those who can walk at least 200 metres at a stretch.
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