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Jim Corbett National Park - Dhikala, India (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Jim Corbett National Park - Dhikala, India

Map of Jim Corbett National Park - Dhikala, India

Elephant Ride, Corbett Tiger Reserve Corbett Tiger Reserve
Asian Barred Owlet (Glaucidium  cuculoides) White-bellied Drongo (Dicrurus caerulescens) White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) Grey Bushchat (Saxicola ferrea) Female Grey Bushchat (Saxicola ferrea) Male Scaly-bellied Woodpecker (Picus squamatus)
Yellow-eyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense) Pallass Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus) White-capped Water-Redstart (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus) Male Himalayan Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys) Brown Fish-Owl (Ketupa zeylonensis) Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) Indian Monitor Lizard (Varanus bengalensis) Indian Swamp Crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) Male Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus) Male
rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) Red-headed Vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) Red-headed Vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

A valley of sorts draining into a massive reservoir, this is the main place to be in Jim Corbett National Park. Safari drives are popular as well as elephant safaris (where you chase around tigers on the plain)




1/20/2006: We stayed in this area for a couple of nights. The food was some of the worst we had in India.

Previous Visit (Nainital: 1/18/2006)
Next Visit (Jim Corbett National Park - Kosi River: 1/21/2006)

Species Recorded (62)

Birds ( 51 )

Old World Tree Warblers ( Phylloscopidae )
Gray-hooded Warbler - Phylloscopus xanthoschistos

Old World Flycatchers and Chats ( Muscicapidae )
Gray Bushchat - Saxicola ferreus

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites ( Accipitridae )
Cinereous Vulture - Aegypius monachus
Red-headed Vulture - Sarcogyps calvus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Little Cormorant - Microcarbo niger
Indian Cormorant - Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Anhingas ( Anhingidae )
Oriental Darter - Anhinga melanogaster

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Little Egret - Egretta garzetta

Storks ( Ciconiidae )
Asian Woolly-necked Stork - Ciconia episcopus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Black-winged Kite - Elanus caeruleus
White-tailed Eagle - Haliaeetus albicilla
Pallas's Fish-Eagle - Haliaeetus leucoryphus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
River Lapwing - Vanellus duvaucelii
Red-wattled Lapwing - Vanellus indicus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Common Sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos
Wood Sandpiper - Tringa glareola
Common Greenshank - Tringa nebularia
Green Sandpiper - Tringa ochropus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Asian Emerald Dove - Chalcophaps indica
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Red-breasted Parakeet - Psittacula alexandri
Plum-headed Parakeet - Psittacula cyanocephala

Coucals ( Centropodidae )
Lesser Coucal - Centropus bengalensis

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Asian Barred Owlet - Glaucidium cuculoides
Brown Fish-Owl - Ketupa zeylonensis

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Common Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis
White-throated Kingfisher - Halcyon smyrnensis

Barbets ( Megalaimoidae )
Coppersmith Barbet - Psilopogon haemacephalus
Lineated Barbet - Psilopogon lineatus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus

Drongos ( Dicruridae )
White-bellied Drongo - Dicrurus caerulescens
Hair-crested Drongo - Dicrurus hottentottus

Bulbuls ( Pycnonotidae )
White-Cheeked Bulbul - Pycnonotus leucogenys

Prinias and Apalis ( Cisticolidae )
Gray-breasted Prinia - Prinia hodgsonii
Plain Prinia - Prinia inornata

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Yellow-eyed Babbler - Chrysomma sinense

Laughingthrushes ( Timaliidae )
Blue-winged Minla - Actinodura cyanouroptera

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Red-breasted Flycatcher - Ficedula parva
Blue Whistling-Thrush - Myophonus caeruleus
Plumbeous Redstart - Phoenicurus fuliginosus
White-Capped Redstart - Phoenicurus leucocephalus
Black-throated Thrush - Turdus atrogularis

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
Tawny Pipit - Anthus campestris
White Wagtail - Motacilla alba
Gray Wagtail - Motacilla cinerea

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Long-tailed Shrike - Lanius schach

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Common Myna - Acridotheres tristis

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Crested Bunting - Emberiza lathami

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Common Rosefinch - Carpodacus erythrinus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus




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