Best Birding Spots in the World

Leia Smith | 05 - 16 - 2023
Photo of Copper Emerald, three-wattled bellbird, and Scarlet Macaws

Best Bird Watching Places in the World

Presenting the top 5 best bird-watching destinations for Ornithophiles(bird lovers). Birds are the quintessential independent species and are free to travel without a carry-on or passport. Being a birder or not, seeing a magnificent copper head bird soaring above your head will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here are the fascinating bird-watching destinations that you can add to your field trip bucket list.

Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest remains the central habitat of around 13,000 species of birds. It is the most exotic place to explore marvelous birds on the earth. Brazil represents the major part of the Amazon and is considered to be one of the richest biodiversity of birds on the planet. The Amazon rainforest is an ideal habitat for strange birds. Some famous birds in Amazon are Toucans, Scarlet Macaws, King Vultures, Crimson Topaz, Amazonian Motmot, Orange-bellied Euphonia, and more. 

Bird lovers are known as
  • A. Selenophile
  • B. Melophile
  • C. Hodophile
  • D. Ornithophiles

Kruger National Park, South Africa

The best wildlife-watching park in Africa, Kruger national park is the perfect place to visit for bird lovers. The place is a habitat for six varieties of birds and is often praised by birdwatchers. Birds that could be spotted are The saddle-billed stork, Martial Eagle, Southern ground hornbill, and Pel’s fishing owl. In this park, it is easy to spot a large eagle flying high. 

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, India

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one the best Avifauna reserve parks in the world and the most enchanting travel destination for bird enthusiasts. It is situated in the state of Rajasthan. Now it is renamed Keoladeo Ghana National Park, which is home to numerous bird species including native water birds, Geese, Pelicans, Shanks, Stints, Warblers, Wagtails, Wheaters, Pipits, Flycatchers, Buntings, migrating winter birds, and other rare avifauna species. Some migratory birds arrive in the winter and spend the entire season nearby the Bharatpur Lake and migrate back to their original terrain. 

Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

Monteverde cloud forest covers about 810 acres of forested area. Within the borders live more than 100 animal species and 400 bird species. It carries a variety of bird species including resplendent quetzal, Zeledon’s Antbird, Hummingbirds, Black-breasted wood-Quail, Copper Headed Emrald, Chiriqui Quail Dove, and Three-wattled bellbird.

Everglades National Park, Florida

The Everglades National Park comprises a fusion of different environments including swamps, hardwood hammocks, cypress, Rocklands, marshes, and home to a vast array of bird species. 

Birds like Ibis, waders, storks, egrets, Brown pelicans, Bald eagles, Catbirds, White-eyed vireos,

Yellow-throated warblers and the snail kite.

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