Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Trip to North East India - Part 7 - West Bengal (Paschim Banga) - Darjeeling - Botonical Garden & Tiger Hills

Journey to Darjeeling was very hectic and tiresome, Road condition in West Bengal were very bad. To add to that as we reached Darjeeling we realized it was very crowed with narrow streets and large number of cards causing frequent road blocks. It took us 4 hours to reach the hotel. We checked it and took off to the botanical garden for birding.

Beautiful Nuthatch

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Tree creaper

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Type of Pipit

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Tree creeper

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Need ID for this Pipit

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Indian Cuckoo

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We stayed at botanical garden till sunset and returned to out hotel room, we had some delicious street food on our way and the called it a day.

We started next day with Tiger hill, took us aroudn an hour and half to reach Tiger Hill. We expected that we will get to view Kanchanchunga. Unluckly it was over cast and visibility was poor. On out way back we got to click couple of birds.

Black Bird Male

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Links to the other related posts

Part 1 - Assam - Hoollongapar

Part 2 - Assam - Kaziranga

Part 3 - Assam - Nameri

Part 4 - Arunachal Pradesh - Eaglenest

Part 5 - Sikkim - Gangtok

Part 6 - Sikkim - Peling

Part 8 - West Bengal - Lava

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