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Winter Birding at Karnala
₹ 499
3 Hours 30 Minutes
17 Dec
Karnala, Maharashtra
Winter Birding at Karnala
₹ 499
The monsoons have left behind a lush and green forest, teeming with life. And the wonderful winter, the best season for birding is here. Take a walk through the woods with us and spot the resident as well as the migratory birds such as the Ashy Drongo, Bronzed Drongo, White-bellied Drongo, Heart-spotted woodpeckers, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Gold fronted leafbird, Purple Sunbird, Purple –rumped Sunbird, Petronia, Golden Oriole, Black hooded Oriole, Common Iora, Red Whiskered Bulbul, Red vented Bulbul, Brown throated Barbet, Crested Hawk Eagle, Barred Jungle Owlet, etc. The Karnala Bird Sanctuary lies in the Sahyadri hills about 60 km from Mumbai and about 12 km from Panvel. Karnala is popular as picnic spotand is a birder’s paradise. The sanctuary is also famous for the 11th century fort of the same name. It is quite small at about 12.11 sq km in Raigad district of Maharashtra and comprises of moist deciduous forest. Those interested in photography can get some very helpful tips in bird photography from Photographer Viral Patel. Special Notes •    Please be punctual, as there will be more bird activity early morning. •    Please wear dull color clothes as birds are very sensitive to colors and will immediately spot bright colors and take off before we can see them. •    Please carry minimum plastics as every plastic item will be counted at entry gate and you will need to pay a deposit to carry it inside and will receive deposit back only if you bring it outside again. •    Participants are requested to be as quiet as possible so as to be able to spot more birds. •    Please do not litter. •    No smoking and alcohol allowed   read more read less
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Matheran Night Trail
₹ 750
12 Hours
Available on request
Neral, Maharashtra
Matheran Night Trail
₹ 750
A walk in the woods of Matheran with Travel Trikon and Eco Buddies...Away from the hustle bustle of the city. Matheran has amazing wildlife . A golden opportunity for Nature Lovers, Bird Watchers and specially Photographers. POSSIBLE SIGHTINGS The group will be able to learn about reptiles and amphibians. Bamboo Pit Viper, Vine Snake, Cat Snake are commonly seen snakes on the trail. Amphibians like cricket frog, wrinkled frog, fungoid frog, tree frog, bush frog and many Indian Toad etc can be seen. The trail will start from Dasturi (parking area), Matheran between 11.00 to 12:00. We will scan the surrounding area for reptiles and amphibians - should conclude at Dasturi around 3-4 AM.   read more read less
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