Eravikulam National Park is situated along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Anamudi, the highest peak (2695 m) in Western ghats and South India, stands majestically in the core area of the national park.
The park homes largest surviving population of Nilgiri tahr. Some less-known animals such as Nilgiri langur, Stripe-necked mongoose, Indian porcupine, Nilgiri marten, Small clawed otter, Ruddy mongoose, and Dusky palm squirrel are also found here. Around 130 bird species are seen here.
Birds commonly seen
- Emerald Dove
- Two types of Nightjar
- Indian Blackbird
- Common Rosefinch
- Four types of wood pecker
These are just to name a few.
Madurai (Tamilnadu) about 142 km
Cochin International Airport, about 150 km
Nearest Railway station
Aluva, about 109 km from Munnar
Angamali, about 108 km from Munnar
Nearest Bus station
Munnar is the nearst town and is well connected by road.
Best Time to Visit Eravikulam National Park for birding
September to November, all 7 days of week
7:30am to 4pm
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