Northwest India Birding: Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat
Of India's many landscapes, the arid northwest is perhaps the most surprising. In places seemingly inhospitable, this region is home to a great diversity of species that includes numerous regional endemics, specialties of the desert environment and a rich variety of the subcontinent's more widespread birds.
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Our 14-day birding tour provides comprehensive coverage of this region, traversing the western edge of the desert state of Rajasthan, and northern Gujarat to the south. Targets includes: Yellow-eyed Dove, Great Indian Bustard, Demoiselle Cranes Green Avadavat and Leopard, Asiatic Wild Ass, Sociable Lapwing, Crab Plover and many more.
This itinerary provides an in-depth exploration of this unique arid environment, amid a landscape dotted with fortresses and palaces that are a testament to a bygone era. A host of sought after desert specialties are accompanied throughout by more widespread residents and winter migrants, as well as a good diversity of mammals.