North-east India is still a wonderful place, with some of the best birding to
be had in the Oriental region. Kaziranga is famous, of course, and Manas
(though somewhat less accessible now), and Namdapha National Park fast becoming
so - a still relatively unspoilt and extremely rich area.
I would advise you to take a look at Vivek Tiwari's web page 'Birds and Birding
in India', with a number of recent trip reports, incl. several excellent ones
for the region you are visiting. It can be found at the following URL:
Paul Van Gasse
From: Hugo Phillipps [SMTP:
Sent: Thursday, January 14, 1999 4:50 PM
Subject: RFI: North-east India
Hi everybody -
Hoping somebody has good recent knowledge or suggestions and can help out -
A good friend of BA, Lee Duclos, is planning to visit north-eastern India
soon and would appreciate information on good places to visit for birds and
other wildlife, plus other useful information about access, reserves,
travel tips, the best field guides etc. He is not afraid of roughing it to
If the info is of general interest, you might post it to the list. You can
also send it me, or to Lee directly at <> - he is
not subscribed to Birding-Aus at present.
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