Bird watching Vacations in Rajasthan adds
vibrant color to the yellow shades of the desert landscape.
The sleepy town of Khichan, 4 kms from Phalodi is a sleepy
town off the main tourist track is well known for . The last few decades has seen the original
settlers at the turn of the century, the Jain community,
migrate to the Indian Metros. Every year though, around
the month of August, is the turn of Demoiselle Cranes of
Eurasia and Mongolia to migrate to Khichan. The local people
consider themselves the cranes' guardians. Khichan has become
a natural sanctuary for these winged angels and have become the major attraction for
belongs to the areas of South Western Europe, Black sea,
Poland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, North and South Africa and
Mongolia. In India the bird is known by the Bird watching
fraternity as Kurjan (called so because it makes a noise
that sounds like kurr-kurr), Karkara and Kunch. The advent
of the harsh European winter drives these birds towards
India and they fill the Khichan Desert landscape in numbers
providing those on Bird Watching Vacations a feast for the
eyes. The Kurjan feeds on insects, frogs, fish, wheat, barley
and seeds of watermelon. Their numbers have increased by
the year and it is estimated that 6000 birds migrate to
India and much more are expected every passing year. And
it is no surprise that Bird watching Tours to Rajasthan
have also increased in recent years.
Bird watching vacations in Rajasthan
is a visual feast for the Bird watching connoisseur. Get
close to the famed Demoiselle Cranes. Take wings on a Bird
watching tour to Khichan and you will want to fly back again.
Experience India Tourism in all its colors.