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7 Migratory Birds You Should Travel for in India

The best places in the country to go birdwatching.

India’s warm weather makes it a favourite stopover for migratory birds seeking respite from a harsh winter—and fertile season for birdwatchers who flock to greet the winged visitors. One such hospitable hub for avians is the Rajasthani village of Khichan, where locals have built a chugga ghar (feeding house) for the safety of migrating demoiselle cranes. Scroll through for migratory birds worth travelling to in India. High season is from October to March.


    Dhritiman Mukherjee is as elusive as the animals he photographs. His photographs have appeared in National Geographic Traveller, The New York Times, Lonely Planet, WWF, UNESCO, Birdlife.

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