Bird Watching

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    India has diverse ecosystems therefore encompasses a cornucopia of birdlife. There are around 1250 species approximately within the country and more than 100 are native to India. India is divided into 13 bio-geographical zones: Trans Himalayan, Western Himalayas, Eastern Himalayas, Desert, Semi-arid, Gangetic Plain, Central India, Deccan Plateau, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats, North East, Coasts, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It wasn’t until late 1800s that an Indian ornithologist, Salim Ali, shared his interests in birding amongst the Indians and helped promote birding into a serious hobby.