Kochi birding day tour

Birdwatching and Bird Photography Holiday in Kochi: Exploring Avian Wonders in God's Own Country


Kochi, a picturesque coastal city in the southern state of Kerala, known as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea,” Kochi offers a unique opportunity to experience a rich tapestry of avian life set against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty, lush landscapes, and historical charm. This region is a hidden gem for those seeking an unforgettable birdwatching adventure

Kochi is nestled on the southwestern coast of India, bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east. This unique geography gives rise to a diverse range of ecosystems, from coastal wetlands to lush forests, making it an ideal destination for birdwatching and bird photography.

Kochi’s avifauna is incredibly diverse, featuring over 300 species of birds. Some notable avian residents and migrants you may encounter on your birdwatching adventure include the Red Spurfowl, White-cheeked Barbet, Indian Nightjar, Mottled Wood Owl, Jerdon’s Bushlark, Grey-bellied Cuckoo, White-browed Bulbul, Indian Pitta, Yellow-billed Babbler, Jungle owlet, Malabar Starling, Red-naped Ibis, Coppersmith Barbet, Woolly-necked Stork, Indian Cormorant, Jungle Nightjar, Pale-billed Flowerpecker, Red-rumped Swallow, Asian Paradise-flycatcher, Grey-breasted Prinia, Indian Robin, Orange-headed Thrush, Chestnut-tailed Starling, White-rumped Munia, Scally-breasted Munia, Jerdon’s Leafbird, Golden-fronted Leafbird, yellow-throated Sparrow, Jungle Myna, Bronzed Drongo, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Bar-winged Flycatcher-Shrike, Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Asian Palm Swift, Fork-tailed Drongo Cuckoo, Crested Hawk Eagle, and numerous colorful sunbirds and flowerpeckers.


  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Owls & Nightjars
  • Species endemic to India
  • Urban forests
  • Easy terrain


  • Expert Guide
  • Entry tickets
  • Water & refreshments during activity
  • Binocular on request