Madhya Pradesh (MP) is a land-locked State of India but is well connected by railways and roads with major cities. The region is also known as Central India as it lies in the middle of the country. Of late the State has experienced a surge in tourism. The State lacks propaganda machinery for the promotion of lesser-known destinations and yet to be popularized aspects of what it has to offer.
The main tourist traffic is generated by the Khajuraho Temples and the Tiger Reserves. But MP has more to offer and bird watching potential is one of the offerings which is still underrated. There are more than five hundred species of avian waiting to be discovered and properly check listed.
The State is blessed with a diverse geography that creates niche habitats for our avian friends. A lot of species found in various parts of India arrive in MP and spend a varying degree of time. Being in the center of the country NP offers easy access to birds on migration from all directions and those seeking refuge for various reasons.
There are many places that offer good birding prospects in Madhya Pradesh and that is what we will discuss in this article.