BNHS Camps: Great Rann Of Kutch – The Birding Paradise Of India – December 28, 2010 to January 1, 2011
Great Rann of Kutch – The Birding Paradise of India
Explore the areas bordering the Great Rann of Kutch and other interesting places like, Banni, Chari-Dhand for birdwatching and finding fossils. Winter is the perfect time to watch a variety of migratory birds that come to these places in thousands.
Good time to see Common Crane, Short-eared Owl, Greater Spotted Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Laggar Falcon, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Sykes’s Lark, Indian Courser, Indian Bustard, Crab Plover, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, Oystercatcher, Great Thick-knee, White-naped Tit, White-bellied Minivets, Painted Sandgrouse, Sirkeer Malkoha, Rufous-fronted Prinia, buntings, Grey Hypocolius, Graceful Prinia, Red-tail Wheatear, warblers and lot more.
Some of the mammals seen here are Jackal, Indian Fox, Hyena, Nilgai, Chinkara, Jungle Cat, Hedgehog and Mongoose.
Dates: December 28, 2010/January 1, 2011
Charges: Rs. 9000/- (Charges include transport from Bhuj railway station and back, local travel, entry fee, all meals and accommodation twin-sharing basis).
Registration: Call at Hornbill House 22821811 or e-mail at