bird3Peacock, the national bird of India is a visual treat to the bird lovers. When a peacock fans out its wings, its full grandeur is put on display with its magnificent iridescent plumage— spotted with deep blue, violet eyes. Peacock, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Asian Blue Quail White Eared-Pheasant, Bar-headed Goose, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Black-necked Stork, Coal Tit and many other are part of rich bio-diversity of bird life in India, a paradise for avian lovers.

Adding to it, with onset of winter, country starts to buzz with the chirping of winged guests, these include Kingfisher, Rosy, Pelican, Wood Sandpiper, Starling Bluethroat, Long billed Pipit birds ‘Brahmini’ Duck, Bar-Headed Geese and many more, altogether enthralling the bird watchers. If you want to savor the sight of these flying beauties, which substantiates Wordsworth’s quote, “A thing of beauty is joy forever,” these are the 5 must visit bird sanctuaries in India, as compiled by Business Insider.