Birdwatching involves a lot of auditory component, as many bird species of birds are more easily detected and identified by ear than by eye. Kasauli may be a small hill station, but it is varied land and has much more to offer than its famous Bun samosa’s and momo’s. Kasauli has stunning landscapes. Thanks to SPOK (Society for Protection of Kasauli) that has indeed succeeded in preserving the greenery with a ban on construction which has helped to save the endangered species of birds and animals. If you like to combine the thrill of birding with a little gentle walking and appreciation of the nature, Kasauli is for you. Have you ever thought about bird watching on your kasauli vacation as a family activity? It would an excellent means of getting children out of the hotel room and engage in the environment and outdoor activities. It can be anything from a leisurely stroll to a tough climb up into the kasauli hills where the birds and the animals can be just an additional attraction.Because of its geographical position kasauli receives a wide variety of birds at different times of year. Kasauli is the home to minivets, stalk hummingbirds, Verditer Flycatcher, Bar-tailed Treecreeper, Striated Prinias, Jungle Owlet and Blue Magpie, among other exotic himalayan birds. Kasauli also has some wonderful species of birds such as Red-billed Leiothrix,Grey Bushchat ,Black-chinned Babblers and Red-billed . Birdwatching trips are exciting but sometimes it’s a challenge to find the hotspots. Due to the global warming and coming up of concrete structures Kasauli is the home to many endangered species of birds.
The red-billed blue magpie is an eye catching bird in kasauli mainly because of the sound it produces. It ranges from Himalayas eastwards into Myanmar, Cambodia, Laosand Vietnam in evergreen forest and scrub in predominantly hilly or mountainous country. They nest in trees and large shrubs in a relatively shallow nest. This bird lays 3 to 5 eggs. Birdwatching in kasauli would leave you spellbound .The variety of unique species that can be found here is worth observing. Watching birds in their natural habitat that Kasauli has to offer you is a delight to your eyes. Summer season is the best time for every bird watcher as migration of birds is maximum during this time of the year.
Orientel White Eye
It is a resident breeder in open woods in tropical Asia, east from the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia. They forage in small groups, feeding on nectar and small insects. They are easily distinguished by the distinctive white eye-ring and overall yellowish body.