Bird Watching in Valparai
There are a lot of species of birds in valparai. They also include brown headed barbet, velvet fronted nuthatch, Great Hornbill, Malabar Hornbill, Flameback Woodpecker, pigmy woodpecker, minivet, a wide range of parakeets, Asian paradise, Leaf bird, Barbets, Egrets, purple sun bird, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Bee eaters and Black eagle etc… Valparai is actually a heaven for the birds as well as the bird watchers. Also Valparai is rich in animal population also. India’s national animal the Tiger is present here as we are a part of Anaimalai Tiger Reserve (ATR). It also have other most of the rare species like the Nilgiri Tahr and Lion Tailed Macaque.