Mayapott BirdsUndisturbed atmosphere in the plaThekkady Bird Watchingntation, the presence of a variety of trees – both flowering and fruit bearing, a near-perennial wild-stream, and most especially the verdant natural surroundings make Mayapott a very attractive habitat for several avian species, throughout the year.

Some of the regular avian visitors at Mayapott include: Malabar Whistling Thrush, nicknamed as the ‘whistling school boy’ (can be heard every morning, providing  melodious wake up calls for our guests), White–throated Kingfisher, Heart-spotted Woodpecker, Flame-backed Woodpecker, Golden Oriole, Malabar Parakeet, Grey Hornbill, Racket-tailed Drongo, Indian Treepie, White-bellied Treepie, Jungle Babbler, Red-cheeked Bulbul, Hill Mynah, Spotted Owlet, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Emerald Dove, White-eye, Orange Minivet, Jungle Fowl, White-cheeked Barbet, Black Drongo, Yellow Bulbul, Tailor-bird, Purple Sunbird