Global Bird Watchers’ Conference in Gujarat
By Komal Jain On 18 Jan, 2014 At 12:24 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, Fests and Celebrations, India | With 0 Comments
So how many of you like to do bird watching? You know, just sitting with your buddies at cafes or restaurants and checking out girls, laughing and having a good time!

Smiling are we?

Well, in case you have forgotten the original meaning of bird watching, let us remind you that it involves observing the very pretty feathered species, and bird watchers take their muses very seriously. From bird bloggers to ornithologists, to photographers or travel writers, this field is becoming a favourite with many!

Feathered beauties

The 4th Global Bird Watchers’ Conference, the annual event of Gujarat tourism department in coordination with the forest department, is taking place from January 31 to February 3, 2021 at Gandhinagar. It is a platform for discussion by international experts on birds, birding and bird watching to promote tourism and conservation. Gujarat serves as a beautiful natural habitat for a number of birds who migrate there every year and are simply a birdwatcher’s delight.

Participants at the 2010 Bird Watchers’ Conference

Major Highlights of the Event:

  • Field trips to various birding destinations (Thol Bird Sanctuary, Nalsarovar, Little Rann of Kutch, and Velavadar)
  • Knowledge sharing on photography and documenting on birds
  • Special session on birds of Gujarat
  • Cultural programs
  • Photo competitions
  • Forum for birding experts and networking opportunity

Registration Fee:

Type of participant Fee
Foreign Delegates INR 15,000/
Indian Delegates INR 5,000/-
Indian Student/Research Scholars INR 2,500/-


  • Accommodation on twin-sharing basis
  • Field trips
  • Entry permits
  • Entry fee at sanctuaries
  • Entitles you to a birding guide!
  • Badges and delegation kit

Do not forget to pre-register to participate in it! Happy bird watching!



Komal Jain

About - Komal Jain is an IT professional during day and a writer at all other times. She has a bachelor’s degree in engineering, but she tries to ignore it and finds peace and purpose in writing. Travelling, eating, and writing is what she basically wants to do with her life.

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