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BIRDS OF BUNDI, RAJASTHAN

Virat Jolli: Bundi is situated on South East of Rajasthan.  It is 471 km from Delhi and 35 km from Kota. It is easily accessible via train and road network.It is surrounded on three sides by Aravalli Hills and it has some number of water bodies which is a lifeline for whole region. These water bodies includes small dams, lakes and ponds. These water bodies not only provide water in the region for agriculture and drinking purpose but they also being used by many birds including migratory one as stop over and nesting sites. Its not surprising that the Bundi is known to harbour variety of birds. This has prompted us to visit Bundi and explore the birds of the region.
Our team visited Bundi, during winter season i.e in the end of December 2017. We spent a total 4 days with a total of 10 hrs spent in bird watching and recorded a total of 51 bird species. I am presenting a short travelogue of my visit.
Day 1On day one we visited Civil lines and Raniji Ki Baori both these places are in Bundi t…