Itinerary

Arrive at Kannur the previous day and get enough rest at a star hotel. The guide will come to meet you and greet you.

Day 1

Leave the hotel at 7am to the Midlands , Wetlands and the Sacred Grove. You could see Jerdon's Bushlark, Malabar Lark, Oriental Skylark, Indian Roller, Blyth's Pipit, Darter, Indian Spotted Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, Asian Open Bill etc. Leave for the Western Ghat's by 7pm and stay at the base of Aralam Wildlife Reserve Forest.

Day 2

Leave the base at 7 am for the Aralam Wildlife Reserve Forest. Listen to the dawn chorus ritual. Birding till late afternoon . Expect to see, Pompadour Green Pigeon, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Owls, Malabar Parakeeet, Dollar Bird, Malabar Trogon, Malabar Pied Hornbill, etc. Take a dip in the crystal clear river of the reserve forest and rejuvenate yourself. Return to Kannur. Day 2 could be custom made to see more endemic species on request.

Day 3

Leave hotel at 7 am for the Munderikadavu Bird Sanctuary , wader watching at the seashore and around Fort St.Anjelo. ( swim in the sleepy blue ocean ) Could see, Common Teal, Sandwitch Tern, Dunlin, Great Knot, Common snipe, White-Necked Stork, Pheasant -Tailed Jacana, Bronze-Winged Jacana, Blacked Capped Kingfisher, etc. Visit Jerdon's Town. Return to hotel late evening , get rested and depart next day at leisure.

Options: Could stay back in Kannur a few more days for some Aurvedic massage ,handloom shopping and cultural programmes

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  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
    Beaches of Kannur , which are to the North of Kerala are the favourite haunt of White -bellied Sea Eagles. Interestingly this species is absent from the shores of South Kerala. Come to Kannur to see their nesting.

LONG TOED STINT..

The Long toed Stint is a rare winter visitor to India. It's an elegant looking Stint with long legs and upright posture. It breeds in Eastern Russia and small numbers move to India during migration each year . This snap was taken by Dr. Jayan Thomas when the bird came to Kannur in February 2017.