Even though a Tiger reserve is mainly famous for Tiger and other large mammals but regular tourists come to the reserve who are keen to move around in the park to catch the glimpses of its’s rich Avifauna. Sanjay tiger reserve is home to around 309 bird species, It is worth mentioning about our winged friends or avifauna of STR who would make your visit to Sanjay worthwhile. You might see an Indian roller (blue jay) flying right past your eyes and then in another moment you might see a Woolly-necked stork or if you are lucky, you may even see a Crested serpent eagle. Kingfishers have their eyes set on the lake/pond so that they don’t miss out on their prey. Commonly seen birds at Sanjay are:

  • Peafowl
  • Racket- tailed drongo
  • Golden-hooded oriole
  • Indian treepie
  • Rufous treepie
  • Lesser adjutant
  • Red-headed vulture
  • Cenareous vulture
  • White-rumped vulture
  • Egyptian vulture
  • Nightjar
  • Indian Roller
  • Wolly Necked Stork
  • Kingfishers
  • Crested Serpent Eagle
  • Brown Fish Owl
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