Bird Watching


Bird Watching – Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve( NSTR) is home to an outstanding array of bird species. Since the tiger reserve has diverse habitats and landscapes ranging from Tropical dry deciduous, Tropical moist deciduous, Tropical dry evergreen to shrub forests, numerous bird species call NSTR as their


Early in the morning you get to sight and listen to the calls of several birds like Changeable hawk Eagle, Common Tailorbirds, Oriental Magpie Robins, Indian Scmitar Babbler, Puff throated Babbler, White Rumped Shama, Jungle Babblers , Red wattled Lapwings, Green Imperial Pigeons, White Bellied Drongos, Gray Hornbills, Indian Rollers, Rufous Treepies, Paradise Flycatchers, Parakeets, Indian Peafowl, Gray Junglefowl and many others.

There are many wetlands and water bodies in the tiger reserve which are home to impressive diversity of waterfowl like Knob Billed Duck, Bronze Winged Jacanas, Openbill Storks, Oriental Darters, Black Winged Stilts, Kingfishers, Egrets, Herons, Starlings, Yellow and Red Wattled

Lapwings etc.

This eye-catching diversity of bird species is surely a heaven for bird enthusiasts who can lose themself amidst the playfulness of birds

Frequently Asked Questions About NSTR

To make oneself experience the beauty and depth of wilderness and to get educated about the need to conserve forests and wildlife.

Each season brings its own beauty. If you want to witness the sight of dense, lush green forests, you are advised to visit during monsoon.

Beginners often use field guides that categorize birds by size, color, and markings. Online resources and birding apps can provide This is not guaranteed. The encounter of any animal in the wild is always by chance. Nothing can be guaranteed with respect to any animal. additional information and help confirm identifications based on habitat and behavior.

Summers and late winters are the best time to sight tigers as the animals come

near saucer pits and waterbodies in search of water.

Mornings and late evenings are the best time when the bird activity will be at the peak.

The most common birds are Oriental Magpie Robin, Jungle Babbler, Common tailorbird, Tickell’s Blue flycatcher, Greater Coucal, Gray Hornbill, Red wattled Lapwing, Green Imperial Pigeon, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Indian Cuckoo, Changeable Hawk Eagle, Gray Junglefowl, Indian Peafowl etc.


Currently we have accommodation facility in Nallamala Jungle Camp, Bairluty and

Nallamala Jungle Camp, Pacherla and in Rollapadu.


There are 5 different places in which visitors visit NSTR. And the exact distances from popular places to these locations is given in “How to Reach” column.


Yes, we do have guides accompanying the tourists in Gypsies.