This is a lowland forest with several types of ecosystems – Riverine, Grasslands, Evergreen, Scrub, Dry Deciduous, Lowland Forest, enabling it to be one of the best birding destinations in India. This is also home to most of the endemics of the Western Ghats. One should sight the Heart-Spotted Woodpecker, Sri Lanka frogmouth, Malabar trogon, Indian Pitta, White-bellied Treepie, Rufous Babbler, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Wayanad Laughingthrush, Malabar Parakeet, Malabar Grey Hornbill besides owls like the Mottled Wood Owl, Sri Lanka Bay Owl, Oriental Scops Owl, Brown Fish Owl, and Spot-bellied Eagle Owl. You should also be able to sight the Red Spurfowl, Grey Jungle Fowl, and the Black Baza.
Stay at Floating House Boat
Easy Wildlife viewing and Birding
Bird watching, in the wilderness of Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary
Guide-cum-local ornithologist to make it an enriching experience