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Aamir Khan Visit Kaziranga National Park - Celebrates wife Kiran’s birthday in Assam

Aamir Khan come to Assam to celebrate wife Kiran Birthday with Karan Johar. He also visited to the Kaziranga National Park. He appreciated the Park official for all good work to maintain the One Horn Indian Rhino in region.

This is very private visit of actor with wife Kiran and Karan. As per Amir it is surprise to Kiran on her 40th birthday on 7th November, 2013. He has plans to stay for week as vacation with Karan and wife.

"My director Reema Kagti (of Talaash fame) who is from the state would talk about it and its food. I have come to spend time in Assam, meet and enjoy the company of the people here. I thank the people of Assam for a warm welcome and showering us with love", he commented.

Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain gave warm welcome to Amir, his wife, son and Karan Johar with the traditional Assamese Eri Slik Sador and Jacket, a japi and wooden rhino model.

We wish he will give more time to spread the awareness about the Forest Conservation in India.

List of birds in Kaziranga National Park - Assam Tourism

Kaziranga National Park is recognized as an IMPORTANT BIRD AREA (IBA) by Birdlife International for the conservation of avifaunal species. As per last census 487 species of migratory and resident birds including 46 threatened species are found here. It is one of the best place for bird watching. This attract many tourist here. Following are list of birds in Kaziranga National Park -

1. Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus

2. Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis

3. Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis

4. White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis

5. Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

6. Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos

7. Grey Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum

8. Fulvous Whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor

9. Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica

10. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus

11. Greylag Goose Anser anser

12. Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus

13. Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

14. Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna

15. Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus

16. Gadwall Anas strepera

17. Falcated Duck Anas falcata

18. Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope

19. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

20. Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

21. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

22. Northern Pintail Anas acuta

23. Garganey Anas querquedula

24. Common Teal Anas crecca

25. Red-crested Pochard Rhodonessa rufina

26. Common Pochard Aythya ferina

27. Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca

28. Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri

29. Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula

30. Smew Mergus albellus

31. Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki

32. Barred Button Quail Turnix suscitator

33. Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla

34. Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus

35. Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus

36. Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei

37. Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus

38. Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus

39. Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha

40. Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

41. Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus

42. Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii

43. Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense

44. Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus

45. Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis

46. Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata

47. Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica

48. Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis

49. Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala

50. Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis

51. Wreathed Hornbill Aceros undulatus

52. Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris

53. Common Hoopoe Upupa epops

54. Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus

55. Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis

56. Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis

57. Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules

58. Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

59. Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting

60. Stork-billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis

61. Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda

62. White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

63. Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata

64. Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

65. Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni

66. Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis

67. Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus

68. Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti

69. Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus

70. Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus

71. Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides

72. Common Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius

73. Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus

74. Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii

75. Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus

76. Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus

77. Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus

78. Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris

79. Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea

80. Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis

81. Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis

82. Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis

83. Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria

84. Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

85. Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii

86. Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata

87. Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri

88. Himalayan Swiftlet Collocalia brevirostris

89. Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis

90. Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus

91. Asian Palm Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis

92. Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba

93. House Swift Apus affinis

94. Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia

95. Collared Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena

96. Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo

97. Dusky Eagle Owl Bubo coromandus

98. Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis

99. Tawny Fish Owl Ketupa flavipes

100. Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei

101. Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides

102. Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum

103. Spotted Owlet Athene brama

104. Brown Hawk Owl Ninox scutulata

105. Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus

106. Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus

107. Jerdon's Nightjar Caprimulgus atripennis

108. Savannah Nightjar Caprimulgus affinis

109. Rock Pigeon Columba livia

110. Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea

111. Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis

112. Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis

113. Red Collared Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica

114. Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto

115. Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica

116. Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicincta

117. Pompadour Green Pigeon Treron pompadora

118. Thick-billed Green Pigeon Treron curvirostra

119. Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera

120. Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Treron apicauda

121. Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura

122. Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea

123. Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia

124. Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis

125. Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides

126. Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus

127. Water Rail Rallus aquaticus

128. Brown Crake Amaurornis akool

129. White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus

130. Black-tailed Crake Porzana bicolor

131. Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca

132. Watercock Gallicrex cinerea

133. Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

134. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

135. Common Coot Fulicata atra

136. Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura

137. Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala

138. Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

139. Jack Snipe Gallinago minimus

140. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

141. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

142. Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus

143. Common Redshank Tringa totanus

144. Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

145. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

146. Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer

147. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus

148. Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola

149. Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus

150. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos

151. Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris

152. Little Stint Calidris minuta

153. Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

154. Ruff Philomachus pugnax

155. Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

156. Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis

157. Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus

158. Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus

159. Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus

160. Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus

161. Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta

162. Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva

163. Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius

164. Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus

165. Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus

166. Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

167. River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii

168. Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus

169. Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

170. Small Pratincole Glareola lactea

171. Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus

172. Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus

173. Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica

174. River Tern Sterna aurantia

175. Common Tern Sterna hirundo

176. Little Tern Sterna albifrons

177. Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda

178. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus

179. Osprey Pandion haliaetus

180. Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni

181. Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes

182. Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus

183. Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus

184. Black Kite Milvus migrans

185. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus

186. Pallas's Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus

187. White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla

188. Grey-headed Fish Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus

189. White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis

190. Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus

191. Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris

192. Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis

193. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus

194. Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus

195. Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus

196. Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

197. Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

198. Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus

199. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus

200. Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos

201. Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus

202. Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus

203. Shikra Accipiter badius

204. Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus

205. Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis

206. White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa

207. Common Buzzard Buteo buteo

208. Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus

209. Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis

210. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga

211. Indian Spotted Eagle Pomarina hastata

212. Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis

213. Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca

214. Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus

215. Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus

216. Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraaetus kienerii

217. Changeable Hawk Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus

218. Mountain Hawk Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis

219. Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens

220. Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucus

221. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni

222. Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus

223. Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera

224. Amur Falcon Falco amurensis

225. Oriental Hobby Falco severus

226. Laggar Falcon Falco jugger

227. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

228. Little Grebe Podiceps ruficollis

229. Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus

230. Darter Anhinga melanogaster

231. Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax niger

232. Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

233. Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo

234. Little Egret Egretta garzetta

235. Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

236. Goliath Heron Ardea goliath

237. White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis

238. Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

239. Great Egret Casmerodius albus

240. Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia

241. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

242. Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii

243. Little Heron Butorides striatus

244. Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

245. Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus

246. Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus

247. Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis

248. Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

249. Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis

250. Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris

251. Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus

252. Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

253. Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus

254. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus

255. Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis

256. Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans

257. Black Stork Ciconia nigra

258. Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus

259. Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

260. Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus

261. Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius

262. Blue-naped Pitta Pitta nipalensis

263. Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura

264. Silver-breasted Broadbill Serilophus lunatus

265. Asian Fairy Bluebird Irene puella

266. Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis

267. Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons

268. Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii

269. Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus

270. Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach

271. Grey-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus

272. Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis

273. Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda

274. Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae

275. House Crow Corvus splendens

276. Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos

277. Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus

278. Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris

279. Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus

280. Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii

281. Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei

282. Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos

283. Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus

284. Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

285. Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris

286. Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus

287. Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris

288. Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus

289. Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus

290. Yellow-bellied Fantail Rhipidura hypoxantha

291. White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis

292. White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola

293. Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus

294. Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucocephalus

295. Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectans

296. Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus

297. Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer

298. Spangled Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus

299. Greater Racket Tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus

300. Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea

301. Asian Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi

302. Common Iora Aegithina tiphia

303. Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis

304. Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus

305. Blue-capped Rock Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus

306. Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush Monticola rufiventris

307. Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius

308. Blue Whistling Thrush Myophonus caeruleus

309. Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina

310. Long-tailed Thrush Zoothera dixoni

311. Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma

312. Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis

313. Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul

314. Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis

315. Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys

316. Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica

317. Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica

318. Ferruginous Flycatcher Muscicapa ferruginea

319. Slaty-backed Flycatcher Ficedula hodgsonii

320. Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva

321. Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra

322. Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni

323. Slaty-blue Flycatcher Ficedula tricolor

324. Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina

325. Large Niltava Niltava grandis

326. Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae

327. Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara

328. Pale-chinned Flycatcher Cyornis poliogenys

329. Pygmy Blue Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni

330. Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

331. Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope

332. White-tailed Rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis

333. Bluethroat Luscinia svecica

334. Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis

335. White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus

336. Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros

337. Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus

338. White-capped Water Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

339. Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosus

340. White-tailed Robin Myiomela leucura

341. Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus

342. White-crowned Forktail Enicurus leschenaulti

343. Hodgson's Bushchat Saxicola insignis

344. Common Stonechat Saxicola torquata

345. White-tailed Stonechat Saxicola leucura

346. Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata

347. Jerdon's Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni

348. Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea

349. Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera

350. Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus

351. Brahminy Starling Sturnus pagodarum

352. Asian Pied Starling Sturnus contra

353. Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

354. Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus

355. Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

356. White-vented Myna Acridotheres cinereus

357. Northern Hill Myna Gracula religiosa

358. Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea

359. Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis

360. Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria

361. Great Tit Parus major

362. Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea

363. Sand Martin Riparia riparia

364. Plain Martin Riparia paludicola

365. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

366. Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica

367. Striated Swallow Hirundo striolata

368. Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus

369. Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus

370. Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys

371. Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer

372. White-throated Bulbul Alophoixus flaveolus

373. Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala

374. Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus

375. Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

376. Bright-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis

377. Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii

378. Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii

379. Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis

380. Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris

381. Ashy Prinia Prinia socialis

382. Plain Prinia Prinia inornata

383. Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus

384. Chestnut-headed Tesia Tesia castaneocoronata

385. Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea

386. Grey-bellied Tesia Tesia cyaniventer

387. Pale-footed Bush Warbler Cettia pallidipes

388. Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler Cettia fortipes

389. Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler Cettia major

390. Grey-sided Bush Warbler Cettia brunnifrons

391. Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus

392. Chinese Bush Warbler Bradypterus tacsanowskius

393. Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola

394. Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola

395. Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens

396. Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum

397. Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus

398. Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon

399. Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus

400. Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius

401. Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis

402. Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita

403. Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus

404. Smoky Warbler Phylloscopus fuligiventer

405. Tickell's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus affinis

406. Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus chloronotus

407. Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus

408. Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

409. Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris

410. Eastern Crowned Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus

411. Blyth's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides

412. Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus cantator

413. Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii

414. Grey-hooded Warbler Seicercus xanthoschistos

415. White-spectacled Warbler Seicercus affinis

416. Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps

417. Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris

418. Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris

419. Bristled Grassbird Chaetornis striatus

420. Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis

421. White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus

422. Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger

423. Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis

424. Rufous-necked Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficollis

425. Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti

426. Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre

427. Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps

428. Large Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos

429. White-browed Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps

430. Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis

431. Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla

432. Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyris rufifrons

433. Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps

434. Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea

435. Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps

436. Striped Tit-Babbler Macronous gularis

437. Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata

438. Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense

439. Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre

440. Striated Babbler Turdoides earlei

441. Jungle Babbler Turdoides striatus

442. White-hooded Babbler Gampsorhynchus rufulus

443. Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala

444. White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca

445. Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris

446. Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca

447. Singing Bushlark Mirafra cantillans

448. Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera

449. Rufous-winged Bushlark Mirafra assamica

450. Sand Lark Calandrella raytal

451. Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula

452. Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile

453. Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum

454. Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorynchos

455. Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor

456. Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum

457. Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Anthreptes singalensis

458. Purple Sunbird Nectarinia asiatica

459. Mrs Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae

460. Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata

461. Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja

462. Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra

463. Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna

464. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

465. Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

466. Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus

467. White Wagtail Motacilla alba

468. White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis

469. Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola

470. Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava

471. Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

472. Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

473. Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

474. Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii

475. Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

476. Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus

477. Black-breasted Weaver Ploceus benghalensis

478. Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar

479. Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus

480. Finn's Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus

481. Red Avadavat Amandava amandava

482. White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata

483. Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata

484. Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca

485. Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla

486. Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola

487. Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala

One horned Indian Rhinoceros

Indian Rhinoceros are second giant Rhinoceros in rhino species. It is second big size animal in Aisa. One-horned Indian Rhinoceros also know as Greater One-horned Rhinoceros. It belong to Rhinocerotodae family also called Rhinoceros Unicornis. One-horned Rhinoceros are listed in vulnerable species. Today about 3000 rhinoceros are live in wild among more than 2500 are found in India, At Kaziranga National Park itself has 2329 rhinoceros.

One-horned Indian Rhinoceros are usually found in Indo-Gangetic Plain, as rhino love to be in grassland or wet land to keep body warm. It is sad to say that their natural habitat are reducing drastically because of hunting in region and human intervention into jungle. Male Rhinoceros are usually bigger than female. The largest sized specimens can be up to 4000 kg.

The Indian Rhinoceros has different body structure than other rhinoceros species. It is Thick, silver-brown skin and large skin fold that cover it body. Upper body is cover in wart like bump. Rhino has very little hair in body except eyelashes, ear fringes and tail brush. Male has thick neck folds, which make it more attractive.

Populations of One-horned Indian Rhinoceros India -

In 2007, the total population was estimated to be 2,575 individuals, of which 2,200 lived in Indian protected areas:
1. Kaziranga National Park
: 2329 (2012 estimate) — increased from 366 in 1966
2. Jaldapara National Park : 108 — increased from 84 in 2002
3. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary : 81 — increased from 54 in 1987
4. Orang National Park : 68 — increased from 35 in 1972
5. Gorumara : 27 — increased from 22 in 2002
6.Dudhwa National Park : 21
7. Manas National Park : 19
8. Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary : 2

Indian Forest Department is doing very well job to conservation of this endangered animal. But still they lack on technology and finance. Recently Assam Government introduced the unmanned air vehicle and hi-tech collar to find the exact location of rhino and study their activity. But because of lack of fund the project is keep in hold. In year 2013's first three month 30 Rhino are killed this year. Poaching and Human intervention in jungle big problem to department.  

Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary – Assam Wildlife Destination

Dibru Saikhowa Sanctuary Map
Assam is the reflection of India’s rich forests reserves and the incredible wild life prospering in these dense forests. It is the north eastern Indian state blessed with a panorama of attractions for the tourist with number of popular Assam wildlife sanctuaries and rare species of animals preserved in them. The states cultural richness is the outcome of various ethnic groups settled here since historic times and each group is adding its share to the mix bowl of culture. If we take a glance at preference of the tourists visiting this state, it is clear from statistics that jungles and wildlife of Assam is the prime factor bringing hordes of tourists to this natures marvel. Kaziranga National Park is not only a popular Assam wildlife sanctuary but it is pride of the nation.

Bengal Tiger at Dibru Saikhowa Sanctuary
Assam tourism is bestowed with many popular wildlife sanctuaries. Among the wildlife sanctuaries Dibru-Saikhowa is one of the Assam National Parks in Dibrugarh, which is tucked amidst three great rivers of Assam namely Dibru, Brahmaputra and Lohit. The sanctuary is renowned as the biggest salix swamp forest in whole of North East India and vegetation is deciduous as well as semi-wet evergreen type. Area of the sanctuary was declared as reserve forest in steps, Dibru region being declared first and Saikhowa later. This sanctuary was established with the aim of preserving the rare, diminishing species of white winged wood ducks, but provided shelter to other rare species like wild horse, capped Langur, tiger and water buffaloes. Wild horse also known as feral horse is the highlight of this sanctuary.

Hoolock Gibbons at Dibru Saikhowa Sanctuary
Animal life to be viewed in their natural habitat includes royal Bengal tiger, hoolock gibbons and leopards. This sanctuary shelters many exotic migratory bird species like Bengal florican, lesser adjutant stork and spotted billed pelican providing a chance to the bird enthusiasts to get a closer look at these birds roaming freely along boundaries of the sanctuary. Maguri Motapung beel, lake near sanctuary is the right place for tourists to spot variety of birds at a single location, where more than three hundred bird species are recorded. The area around lake is supposed to be rich in biodiversity and has played an important role in conserving fast diminishing species of waterfowl and grassland birds. 

Salix Swamp Forest at Dibru Saikhowa Sanctuary
Bird and animal life near the lake can be well explored by joining the boat rides specially organized for the tourists. Easy encounter with the birds can only be made if you are carrying a set of binoculars and a good quality camera. While exploring the sanctuary it is advisable to hire a local guide, since knowing places of concentration of animals is the key factor while spotting animal life of this region. Best time to visit this sanctuary is between the months of September to March and Dibru-Saikhowa Sanctuary timings in the day are convenient for visitors.

How to Reach

To reach at Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Sanctuary need to come Tinsukia town from where you can catch buses or hire private vehical to the national park in Dibru Saikhova.

By Air 

Mohanbari or Dibrugarh Airport at Mohanbari is nearest Airport, about the 40 kms. away from Tinsukia town.

By Rail 

Tinsukia is well connected to Rail route. Many trains are running through New Tinsukia Junction railway station.

By Road 

By road, park is 55 km away from Tinuskia District is connected by NH 37. Private Vehicle and Buses are running frequently from Tinsukia District to Dibru Saikhova National Park. If you come from Guwahati than it is 500 kms by road. State Buses are quite uncomfortable because poor condition of bus, so, better opt for private vehicle.

Travel Tips

Prior permission is require to get enrty into park. Tourist can enter the park from Guijan Ghat (10km from Tinsukia) or Saikhowa Ghat. Entry before and after sunset is not allowed, even night halt is not permitted. Dibru Saikhova National Park have two forest villages Dhadia and Laika, which have beautiful views and natural fauna.

There are no riding elephants in Dibru Saikhowa and no roads, so prepare for long walking also hire a guide for better directions. A small motorized boat are available travel inside the park. The Maguri Lake is one more attraction. It is situated outside the park. Maguri Beel has rare exotic birds, a few migratory birds and a resident strong herd of wild buffaloes.

Best Time to Visit

Park remain closed during monsoon because of heavy rainfal. It reopen by Novermber till April, is only time when tourist are allowed to entry at Dibru Saikhova National Park. The climate is warm during this period and many migratory birds are coming here for breeding here.

Stay Closer to Nature with Kaziranga Resorts

Wildlife tours have acquired a greater importance in today's times, especially among nature lovers who always look forward to spending quality time in the midst of beautiful natural landscapes and some fabulous species of wild animals. Other than the joys of visiting such places, it is a wonderful opportunity to know more about different species of plants, trees, animals and birds that interests them more.

But, before embarking on such tours, it is extremely necessary to find suitable hotels or resorts that would ensure a comfortable stay for tourists. An ideal room or suite must have all the basic facilities along with certain added amenities that would make for a memorable stay. Travellers would love the environment that prevails in surrounding areas of Kaziranga resorts during their expedition to this wildlife reserve.

As soon as visitors enter the region of Kaziranga’s wildlife reserve, they find themselves in an amazing world of one-horned Indian Rhinoceros. It is a natural habitat for many endangered species and offers a pleasant atmosphere for tourists to sight different types of wild animals and birds amidst great variety of plants and trees. Tourists consider Kaziranga National Park as an important destination in the itinerary of North-East India tours. They are often thrilled to go on a wildlife safari in this national park, which is made possible with an elephant or a jeep ride. Most of the tourists find the park's tour very thrilling and a pleasant accommodation makes their vacation in Kaziranga truly enjoyable. Eco-tourists would love to be in this region as they can have a rare opportunity to witness nature at its best.

Eco-tourism is a relatively new concept that has created greater demand for regions that possess immense natural beauty and green surroundings. Popularity of Assam tourism can be attributed to its vast treasures of natural landscapes and highly successful wildlife conservation projects. It is one of those regions in India which enjoys an unpolluted atmosphere, offering tourists a great amount of environment-friendly surroundings.

A tour to Assam would reveal several green forests, enchanting rivers and majestic hills that seem to extend a warm welcome for visitors. While choosing a place to see in Assam before setting out on a tour to this region, travellers can have plenty of options. With the presence of a rich cultural heritage and recreational facilities offered at several places, people would have an exciting time visiting different regions of Assam.

2 rhinos killed in Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park: Two rhinos are killed in Kaziranga National Park close to Burapahar Range on Wednesday. This year almost twenty Rhinos are killed till the date as compare to the last year 38 rhinos were killed.

Their is huge demand for rhino horns which sells for minimum 1 crore at international market. According to the latest census there were 2,329 rhinos at park. Recently Assam Government introduce the remote-controlled Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to keep watch on the poachers. But I guess that too not sufficient to protect the park from poachers and hunters.

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About Kaizranga National Park - 

UNESCO designated Kaziranga National Park as a World Heritage site in December 1985. Almost two third of rhinos are stayed at Kaziranga National Park only. The park remained closed between June and October because of heavy rainfall. This is may be main cause for poaching as less security during on Monsoon. Kaziranga National Park is witness many visitors around the world.

For Security Kaziranga National Park will use unmanned aircraft

unmanned aircraft test at Assam
Kaziranga National Park - Assam Government planned to use the UNMANNED AIRCRAFT to keep look on one horn rhinos at Kaziranga National Park. This will also make easy to keep watch the poacher at Kaziranga National Park.

Wildlife Institute of India (WII) scientist are helping the Kaziranga National Park authorities to developed such technology. Also they had a successful test on this told by lead Scientist, Dr.
K. Ramesh.

Assam Minister for Environment and Forests, Rockybul Hussain said that they will have some more test to measure the usage of craft. Multiple test will help to improve the technology of aircraft as per the park climate and surrounding.

United 21 Grassland Resort thanks to Assam Government who take quick initiative to stop Rhino Poaching in Kaziranga National Park.  The unmanned aircraft is strong solution to stop poaching and keep track on Rhino without disturbing their life.

Kaziranga National Park - Fact Files

Kaziranga National Park is situated at Assam is inhabited by the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds away from any human distraction. Kaziranga National Park is recognized as World Heritage Place by UNESCO on December 1985.  Following are Fact files about the Kaziranga National Park - 

Located at
 Assam, India
 N26 40 0 E93 25 0
National Park Status
World Heritage  Status
Nearest River
 Brahmaputra River
Nearest Hill
 Mikir Hills
Types of Vegetation

·         Alluvial Inundated Grasslands
·         Tropical wet Evergreen forests

·         Tropical Semi-Evergreen Forests
Threatened Mammals

       15  Indian Species –

·        Capped langur

·        Hoolock gibbon

·        Tiger panthera tigris

·        Leopard

·        Sloth Bear

·         Ganges Dolphin

·        Otter

·        Wild Boar

·        Water Buffalo

·        Gaur

·        Sambar

·         Swamp Deer

·        Hog Deer

·        Indian Muntjac

Migratory Birds
More than 100 Species

·         Water Monitor

·         Indian Python
·          Common Cobra

·          King Cobra

Kaziranga National Park Timing -

Elephant Safari

Timing - 5:00 am until 4:00 pm
Jeep Safari

Timing - 7:30 am until 11 am
Timing - 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm
Bird Watching
Anytime in day
Anytime in day
Anytime in day
Best time to visit
December to May
Park Closing
Between June to October

One Horn Indian Rhino 

Total Numbers of Rhino
Adult Males Rhino
Adult Females Rhino
as per 2013 census by Assam Government.

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