Northeast: Amur Falcon Mega Migration and More
Visit one of India’s least-explored corners at its easternmost extension near the Myanmar border
Cover the key birding sites in the Khonoma area, the Naga Hills and foothills of the Patkai range on our three-center tour
Witness the truly incredible concentrations of Amur Falcons as they gather over the Doyang Reservoir in their thousands during their autumn migration; surely one of the most awe-inspiring sights on earth
Realistic chances of six near-endemics in the Khonoma area, with a rich supporting cast of more widespread East Himalayan species including laughingthrushes, babblers, parrotbills and sunbirds
Good chances to see Western Hoolock Gibbon in Assam among a selection of primates
Mountain scenery and a glimpse of Nagaland’s rich history and tribal heritage
Lodging in simple rooms in friendly village homestays, supporting local communities
More Details About this Trip:
Pricing: $2,990 US Dollars or 2,435 GBP for 10 Days and 9 Nights.
Group Size: 6 to 8 participants.
October 25 to November 3, 2021
Incredible congregations of thousands of Amur Falcons on their autumn migration, six near-endemics in the subtropical forests around Khonoma (Striped Laughingthrush, Brown-capped Laughingthrush, Marsh Babbler, Long-tailed (or Naga) Wren-babbler, Tawny-breasted Wren-babbler and Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler), Blyth’s Tragopan, Mountain Bamboo Partridge, Spot-breasted Laughingthrush, Yellow-throated Laughingthrush, Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush, Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush, Streak-breasted Scimitar-babbler, Silver-eared Mesia, Buff-throated Babbler, Rufous-capped Babbler, Abbott’s Babbler, Striped Tit-babbler, Spot-breasted Parrotbill, Grey-headed Parrotbill, Grey-headed Parakeet, Grey Sibia, Flavescent Bulbul, Crested Finchbill, Large Niltava, Pale-chinned Flycatcher, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Red-headed Trogon, Common Green Magpie, Green-billed Malkoha, Great Hornbill, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Blue-naped Pitta, Himalayan Buzzard.
Western Hoolock Gibbon, Stump-tailed Macaque, Northern Pig-tailed Macaque, Assamese Macaque, Capped Langur.
Mid-elevation subtropical forest, semi-evergreen foothill forest, fruiting trees, patches of regenerating shifting cultivation, and the Doyang Reservoir.
The superb sight of thousands of Amur Falcons over the Doyang Reservoir, mountain scenery, friendly hospitality, stay within and support local communities.