Top 5 Beautiful Birds in India

1. The Himalayan Monal


The Himalayan Monal is also known as the Impeyan Pheasant and Impeyan Pheasant . The Himalayan Monal is a bird of the pheasant family, the Phasianidae. It is the national bird of Nepal, where it is known as the Danphe, and the state bird of Uttarakhand, India, where it is known as the monal. The Himalaya Monal was also the state bird of Himachal Pradesh until 2007 and The scientific name commemorates Lady Mary Impey, the wife of the British Chief Justice of Bengal, Sir Elijah Impey.

The Himalayan Monal is a relatively large pheasant. The bird is about 70 centimeters long , male weighs up to 2380 grams and the female 2150 grams . The adult male has multicolored plumage everywhere, while the female, like other pheasants, is of a more subdued color.

2. Malabar Trogon


The Malabar trogon bird (Harpactes fasciatus) is a species of bird in the Trogon family. This species is found in the forests of Sri Lanka and Peninsular India and In India, it is found mainly in the Western Ghats, the hill forests of central India and in some parts of the Eastern Ghats. They are insectivorous and, although they are not migratory, they can move seasonally due to rain in mountainous forest regions. As with other trogons, the plumage of males and females varies.

The birds utter faint guttural cries that can only be heard from close up and the birds are always perched on a branch under the canopy of the forest, often facing the viewer, which makes them easy to miss despite their colorful plumage.

3. Malabar Parakeet


The blue-winged parakeet, also known as the parakeet Malabar, is a species of endemic parakeet of the Western Ghats of southern India. They are found in small groups and fly rapidly through forest clearings while emitting shouts that differ from those of other parakeet species in their range. Their long blue tails end in yellow and their dark wings contrast with the dull gray of their head and body. Adult men and women can easily be distinguished from the color of their beaks.

  The male has a blue-green lower margin with a black collar and the upper mandible is red with a white tip, while the female has a black beak and only the black collar. The female is similar to the female of the plum-headed parrot, which can however be distinguished by its wide yellow collar

4. Indian Peafowl


The Indian peafowl is a large, bright blue bird and is a peacock species native to the Indian subcontinent. The Indian species Peafowl introduced in many other parts of the world.

  The male, or peacock, is predominantly blue with a fan-shaped ridge of feathers in the shape of wire with a spatula. He is best known for his long train consisting of elongated feathers forming a head-shaped head with colored eye spots. These stiff feathers are raised in a fan and quiver in an exhibit during the courtship display. Despite the length and size of these hidden feathers, peacocks are still able to fly. Hens lack train and have greenish lower neck and dull brown plumage

5. Satyr Tragopan


The satyr Tragopan is also known as the crimson-headed pheasant. This species a pheasant found in the Himalayan regions of India, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. They live in moist forests of oaks and rhododendrons with dense undergrowth and tufts of bamboo. They range from 8,000 to 14,000 feet in summer and 6,000 feet in winter. The male pheasant with crimson horns is about 70 cm long. The females are brown and Males are usually red with blue, black and white spots and freckles.