Coorg is rated as one of the top hill station destinations in India. Coorg is considered rich with wildlife and has three wildlife sanctuaries and one national park: the Brahmagiri, Talakaveri, and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Coorg also known as Bird Watchers Paradise. Coorg alone has 320 species of birds , accounts for over 25% of all bird species in India and you get an idea of why birding at Coorg is so popular. Coorg promises everyone with the melodious chirping of some of the most exotic species of birds. It is one of the hotspots frequented by bird watchers.
The bird habitats of the Indian subcontinent can be roughly divided into forest, scrub, wetlands (inland and littoral),marine, grassland, desert, and agricultural land. There is some overlap between habitats: for example , mangrove forest can also be considered as wetland, as can seasonally flooded grassland. Many bird species require mixed habitat types.
There is a great variety of forest types in the region. Tropical forest ranges from coastal mangroves to wet, dense evergreen forest, dry deciduous forest and open -desert thorn forest. In the Himalayas, temperate forest includes habitats of mixed broad leaves , moist oak and rhododendron, and dry coniferous forest of pines and firs; higher up, sub alpine forest of birch, rhododendron and juniper occurs.
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