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Birds of Konkan

Narvekar Bird Sanctuary

Welcome to our Birdwatching Sanctuary – Your Gateway to watching birds in Konkan and the Western Ghats!​

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher – ODKF

A brilliantly colored, small-sized bird found in the forests of South and Southeast Asia, known for its vibrant plumage and elusive nature.

Great Hornbill

An iconic bird of tropical forests in South and Southeast Asia, boasts a massive, distinctive casqued bill and vibrant plumage, playing vital roles in forest ecology and cultural significance.

Crested Hawk Eagle

With its striking crest and powerful talons, is a formidable raptor soaring through the forest canopies of Asia.

Our Sanctuary

Elevate Birdwatching

Explore the diverse birdlife of Konkan with our comprehensive birdwatching sanctuary. Immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity of the Western Ghats. Elevate your birdwatching adventure with tips and tricks for capturing stunning moments through bird photography specifically near Chiplun.

Bird species throughout year

Birdwatching locations

Nitin Narvekar

Sanctuary conservator

Hey nature lovers...

I’m Nitin Narvekar, the visionary behind this captivating birdwatching hub. Join me on a journey to unravel the wonders of avian life in Ganeshkhind, a hop away from Chiplun. Let’s explore the diverse bird species together and make unforgettable memories in the heart of Konkan’s natural beauty.

Embark on a journey with Narvekar Bird Sanctuary, where passion meets expertise in preserving Konkan’s rich avian biodiversity. Learn about our dedicated team, conservation efforts, and the story behind our commitment to providing an unparalleled birdwatching experience.

Price Per Person

Birdwatching packages


₹ 500

  • Time: 2 hours

  • Guided birdwatching

  • Best sights will be covered

  • Usage of “photography hide” for best captures.

₹ 1000

  • Time: 4 hours
    Detailed expert guidance
  • Most of the sights will be covered
  • Complimentary food: Tea, breakfast.
  • Usage of
  • “photography hide” for best captures.

₹ 2000

  • Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Personal bird concierge for tailored experiences.
  • Detailed guidance of expert and accompany for birdwatching.
  • Usage of “photography hide” for best captures.
  • Fine-dining: Tea, Breakfast, Lunch (Veg)

Dr. Salim Ali

With deep respect, we honor Dr. Salim Ali, the guiding light in ornithology. His dedication inspires our commitment to cherishing and preserving the marvels of the avian world

  • Renowned Indian ornithologist.
  • Pioneer in bird conservation and research.
  • Authored the “Book of Indian Birds.
  • Honored with the Padma Bhushan.
  • Lifelong dedication to avian studies and conservation

“The earth has music for those who listen”

George Santayana