Coorg coffee plantations and lush green forests homes a variety of rare, exotic, native and endangered species of flora and fauna. The canopy of tall green trees and plants provide the best shelter and food for these beautiful birds and animals this makes Coorg a heaven for birds, bird watchers and Ornithologists.
India has over 1250 species of birds, and Coorg alone homes around 25% of the overall bird population. Nagarahole forest reserve, Anekad Reserve Forests are among the best places to find the exotic birds of Coorg. Few birds which have their linage in Coorg like the “Fairy Bluebird’, Malabar Trogon, Nilgiri Laughing-thrush, Whistling-thrush etc. are a very common sight in Coorg.
Birds like Malabar Parakeet, humming bird, kingfisher, partridges, peacock, White cheeked Barbet and a lot of other bird species can been see in their natural habitat. Apart from these normal birds several other species of Bats, Owls and Eagles can also be spotted in Coorg.