Pangot "Birders Paradise"
Just 15 kms away from Nainital; a beautiful hill station that invites many tourists though its amazing natural surroundings, panoramic views and the place is Pangot in Uttarakhand. If you love birds and enjoy bird watching, Pangot can be the perfect choice for you to enjoy bird watching. The Pangot range is established around the forested area of Cheena Peak Range where the travelers can also discover Snow View Point and Kilbury that offer excellent birding spots.
Birds and of course the different species of birds are the most captivating part of Pangot. Surprisingly, around 580 species of birds have been observed in the area that specially belongs to the Himalayan ranges. Lammergeier, Himalayan griffon, blue-winged minla, spotted & slaty-backed forktail, rufous-bellied woodpecker, rufous-bellied niltava, khalij pheasant, variety of thrushes are among some of the bird species commonly found in Pangot.
Pangot is definitely a very fascinating location for the nature lovers specially the bird lovers and if anyone plans for the Himalayan tours, a trip to Pangot is really a good choice.