Avifauna - Kanha Tiger Reserve

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. Kanha tiger reserve is home to around 325 bird species, It is worth mentioning about our winged friends or avifauna of Kanha, who would make your visit to Kanha even more exciting and 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 Kanha are

  • Peafowl
  • Racket- tailed drongo,
  • Golden-hooded oriole,
  • Indian treepie,
  • Rufous treepie,
  • Indian Roller,
  • Wolly Necked Stork,
  • Kingfishers,
  • Crested Serpent Eagle,
  • Brown Fish Owl