Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is India's first and foremost birding lodge and has been key to birding success in the region.
The entire drive is through the forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury, the main habitats for excellent birding. The forests of Pangot and surrounding areas are dominated by thick Oak, Pine and Rhododendron. The streams passing through the area makes it even more attractive place. The district of Nainital covers the tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, sub-alpine and alpine zones. The Terai & Bhabar belt presents the climate of the plains while the deep valleys with elevation up to 1000 Mts. play host to varied types of animals, birds, trees typical of hills as well as plains.
One can see a variety of bird species along the way to Pangot such as Lammergeier, Himalayan Griffon, Blue-winged Minla, Spotted & Slaty-backed Forktail, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Khalij pheasant are to name a few. One can also spot mammals such as Yellow-throated Himalayan Marten, Sambhar, Himalayan Goral, Barking Deer, Leopard, Civets, Yellow-bellied Himalayan Weasel, Leopard Cat, Serow, Wild Boar, Red Fox etc. The famous Corbett National Park is situated 80 kilometres from Pangot.
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