Jim Corbett National Park (Uttarakhand)

Jim corbett national park

Jim Corbett national park is situated in Uttarakhand. It is known for its big cat, the Bengal Tiger. The park also exhibits rich avifauna. Around 600 resident and migratory bird species are seen here.

Birds commonly seen

Resident birds

Lesser Fish Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Tawny Fish and Spot-bellied Eagle Owl,  Wallcreeper.

Resident Water Birds

Cormorant, Darter, Grey Heron, Egret, Cattle Egret, White-necked and Black-necked Stork, Spotbill , Large Pied Wagtail and White-capped Redstart.

Migratory Water Birds

Great Crested Grebe, Graylag Geese, White Stork, Black Stork, Sandpiper, Snipe, the Great Black-headed Gull, about 15 kinds of duck and varieties of Wagtail. Another occasionally noticed water-bird in the park is White or Rosy Pelican.

Birds of prey

Commonly seen raptors are Himalayan Grey-headed Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Vulture Spotted Eagle. Other resident birds (not very commonly found) are Hawk-Eagle, Crested Honey Buzzard and Black Eagle.

Migratory raptors are Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, Booted Hawk- Eagle and Steppe Eagle.

Night Birds

Spotted Owlet, Fish Owl, Scoops Owl, Jungle Nightjar, Franklin’s Nightjar, Stone Curlew and Great Stone Plover.

Other Birds

Green Pigeon, Parakeet, Cuckoo, Hornbill, Barbet.

Nearest airport

Phoolbagh, Pantnagar. It is 50 km away from Jim Corbett National Park.
Delhi is nearest international airport which is 295 km from Jim Corbett National Park.

Nearest Railway station

Ramnagar railway station. It is 12 km away from the Park.

Best Time to Visit Jim Corbett National Park

Winter season, from November to February.

Phone no:

05947 253 977

Park Timings

Morning 6am to 10am.
Evening 3pm to 6pm.

Park is always closed on holi.

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