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Top 10 Most Beautiful Birds in India

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You are lucky if you have taken birth on the holy and beautiful land of India. This land has heritage sites, palaces, lakes, rivers and much more.

Besides the magnificent monuments and forts, this country has different kinds of animals, reptiles, birds and sea mammals.

India has mesmerizing biodiversity in different parts. You will get some of the most exotic animals and birds in this country, especially in northern India.

This holy land has many beautiful birds that you must have not seen before.

Beautiful birds in India

 

Himalayan Monal

Himalayan Monal

This is one of the most colorful birds you will find in the Himalayas. It has a length of 70 cm and a weight of approximately 2300 gm. The bird has long green crest and features on the neck and backside both.

Himalayan Monal mostly dwells in conifer forests. This wonderful bird can generally fly up to a height of 3700 meters in summer and 2000 m during the winter season.

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

The next on the list is Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher. It is one of the most beautiful birds in India with elegant colors on its body. This bird belongs to Alcedinidae.

Besides the Indian subcontinent, you will find this gorgeous bird in other countries such as Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Cambodia, Malaysia, and others. It has a length of 13 cm. The bird stays in dense forests and small water bodies.

Asian Paradise Flycatcher

Asian Paradise Flycatcher

You can really know how rich India is in its biodiversity by seeing this thin yet elegant bird. Indian paradise flycatcher is a long feathery bird that eats mostly tiny insects.

These birds mostly live in dense forests and catch their prey in the air. Further, the bird has a black head and round black bill as well. They have a long tail too.

Indian Peafowl

Indian Peafowl

This is the stunning bird that thrives mostly in the Indian subcontinent. It is basically a large peacock having a blue color on its body. The bird has a long train and beautiful and colorful eyespots.

It mainly stays in open areas and farms and lands. The main food of Indian Peafowl consists of small lizards, insects, rodents, and snakes.

The Red-headed Trogon

The Red-headed Trogon
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Belonging to the Trogonidae family, the red-headed Trogon is one of the amazing birds in India. It has a redhead and chest. The length of this body is 34 cm.

You can see this bird mostly in the Himalayan ranges. It also stays in evergreen forests and plains. They catch the prey in pairs or alone.

The Fire-tailed Myzornis

The Fire-tailed Myzornis
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The next on the list is the fire-tailed Myzornis. It looks similar to Pokemon. This bird has a weight of 13 gm. The characteristics of this bird are black mask and green plumage.

These birds are mostly found in montane forests and tropical forests. You can find them in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim.

Indian Pitta

Indian Pitta

Indian Pitta is one of the most beautiful birds in India that dwells on Himalayan foothills. It has long and thin legs and a crown of 9 colors.

The bird has a red belly and white throat. You can find them on the ground in any dense forest. It is the famous bird of the western part of India.

Mrs. Gould’s sunbird

Mrs. Gould’s sunbird
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You can find this bird in many parts of northeast India. Apart from India, this bird is found in many other countries in Asia. It is a tiny bird with a long tail.

It mostly dwells in subtropical and tropical forests. The name of this bird comes from Elizabeth Gould, wife of John Gould who was a naturalist.

Sarus Crane

Sarus Crane
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A bird with long and thin legs, Sarus Crane is something that you must see once. It has a height of 5 ft. 11 in.

This bird has a grey color, unlike other cranes. Their food includes insects, roots, small insects and tubers. This bird is the symbol of love between the couples in India.

Satyr Tragopan

Satyr Tragopan

The last on the list is Satyr Tragopan. It is among the beautiful birds in India that you must see on your trip. Apart from India, this bird is found in Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan.

You will find this bird in rhododendron as well as oak forests. It has a 70 cm body and different colors on it.

Conclusion

This is the list of beautiful birds in India that are worth to see. They have amazing beauty and enhance the look of nature with it.

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