Birding Locations - Chennai



IIT Madras Campus - Location

Some of the birds spotted in IIT Madras campus include Yellow Billed Babblers, Rufous Treepie, Commom Mynah, Indian Golden Oriole and so on.

Useful Blogs: birdingdoc 

Guindy National Park - Location

Guindy National Park is said to host over 150 species of birds. Entry into the park is between 9 to 5:30PM. Some of the birds spotted in the park include Crow Pheasant, Blue faced Malkoha, Koels, Drongos and so on.

Useful Blogs: tourismwebindia123

Kelambakkam Back waters - Location

Kelambakkam Backwaters attracts lot of migratory birds during winter season. Some of the birds spotted include Terns, Gulls, Waders.

Useful Blogs: Chennaionnet ; impulsiverambler ; conservationindia

Theosophical Society Gardens - Location

The visiting hours are 8:30AM - 10AM, and 2:00 -4:00PM, with no entry fee. Some of the birds spotted at the Theosophical Society include Ashy minivet, Asian Koels, Yellow billed Babblers and so on.

Useful Blogs: redgannet ; birdingdoc

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary - Location

It is one of the oldest bird sanctuaries in India. Some of the birds include Storks, Egrets, Asian openbill, Black-headed Ibis, and so on.

Useful Blogs: forests ; birdbuddies

Nanmangalam reserve forest - Location

Many species of birds can be spotted in this forest range. Some of the spotted birds include Common Woodshrike, Spotted Dove, Red-Vented Bulbul and so on.

Useful Blogs: Chennaionnet ; go-nxg

Nelapattu Bird sanctuary - Location

Situated 50kms from Chennai, this birds sanctuary is actually situated in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Some of the birds spotted include Grep Pelican, Night Heron, White Ibis and many more.

Useful blogs: discoveredindia ; andhraspider