Friday, January 13, 2017

Srisailam Wildlife and Birding Dairies


“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’”
—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Feel like adding birds ,animals,rivers to above quote.

Welcome to the new addition of greencraftingkid wildlife and birding adventure at Nallamalla forest,Eastern Ghat of India intensely thick green forest spread around the river Krishna and Pennar.Since place is covered by thick range of natural forest,heaven for birds and wildlife ,provides great habitat opportunity for different species of birds and animals.I was lucky to spot quite few number of species.


sailsilam adventure

Large Pied Wagtail


Details of birds Sightings-


green imperial pigeon

Green Imperial Pigeon

Bee eater eating drangonfly

Green Bee Eater catching dragonfly

Black headed Oriole

Black headed Oriole

Common Iora

Common Iora

Black rumped woodpecker

Black rumped Woodpecker

Blue rocking thrush

Blue rock Thrush

Brahminy starling

Brahminy Starling-From morning seen lots of Starling,our winter migrant.

Indian roller

Indian roller


Grey hornbill

Grey Hornbill-Master of camouflage affect

Indian rufous treepie

Indian Rufous Treepie


Hoopee(blurred one)

Woodpecker and Myna

Myna and woodpecker-neighbors conversations


Taiga Flycatcher

Imperial pigeon with open wings

Imperial green Pigeon –open wings

Jungle babbler

Jungle babbler

White bellied drongo

White bellied Drongo

Indian golden Oriole

Indian golden Oriole

Painted Stork

Painted Stork

Pied Wagtail

Large pied Wagtail

Pond heron

Indian pond heron

Red vented Bulbul

Red vented Bulbul

Spotted dove

Spotted Dove



House sparrow

House Sparrow


Journey was fruitful in terms of birding as well as spotting animals.And of course Amrabad Tiger Reserve Safari was great experience in itself and additional treat  .The Safari consists of jeep ride for one hour take you inside the forest area and peak point ,from where one can have bird view at Nallamalla forest,and that’s amazing,just hope its always preserved and be in its raw form.

Welcome to Nallamalla forest

Famous Tiger Reserve


Tiger Statue

Tiger Statue at Amrabad

Safari-View inside reserve

Bird eye view of Nallamalla forest from Amrabad tiger Reserve




Deer hiding in bushes


Giant malabar squirel

Giant Malabar squirrel –Spotted twice ,once inside the safari and other in Nallamalla forest.


Deer during Safari



This is first time when travelled with sole purpose of enjoying birding and photography.And wind up journey on very satisfactory and happy note.Hope to explore region more in future.





  1. I have so many birds, yet the Blue Rock Thrush is missing from my list - even though it is so common. Nice, you spotted quite a variety in Srisailam.

    1. Thanks Sumeet for stopping by and checking my blog.I wish you get your 400th bird very soon.



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