Renowned for it really is bird diversity, ever Green forest and biodiverse ecosystem, Ganeshgudi is now a place where nature and bird lover throng to see species that are only seen in prosperity in the region.
Ganeshgudi is a small hamlet in the Western Ghat region on the banks of Kali river, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. It truly is surrounded by Goa in West, Belgaum in Hubli and North in South East and Karwar in South. Dandeli is the important town that is only few kilometer distance from Ganeshgudi. Ganeshgudi and Dandeli are located at the border of the Dandeli Anshi Tiger Reserve, which can be one of the 48 tiger reserves of India. Dandeli Anshi Tiger Reserve is truly famed for the highest density of Black Panthers of it’s.
Apart from bird species, diverse animal life discovered here at Ganeshgudi and can be seen. Malabar Giant Squirrel, which can be the largest arboreal squirrel in asia is generally spotted here. Also a lot of insect bio-diversity is observed here as the woods around is not deciduous and healthful.
Then Ganeshgudi is for the bird diversity of it’s if Dandeli is famous for it really is Black Panthers. Ganeshgudi and surrounding region has a healthy population of Malabar Pied Hornbill and Great Hornbill. Also rare bird species like Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Malabar Trogon, Vernal Hanging Parrot, Verditer Flycatcher and many more are readily seen and monitored here.
Bird Watching or birdwatching are the same thing – watching best spotting scope under 200 birds in their natural habitat, in Wild. It is part of Ornithology – Research of birds, where in, one observes a wild bird, records it’s behavior and habitat, discovers and attempts to identify the bird.
Fowl wacthing can be completed anywhere where birds are residing in their own natural habitat. This could be one’s own yard, nearby park/garden, or species specific habitat such as wetlands, forested land, hills and mountain areas etc.