Eaglenest in Arunachal Pradesh is a well-kept secret. It covers (with the adjacent Bugun Community Forest) about 218 square kilometres of biodiverse forests and hills. Approximately 500 different bird species have been spotted here. You can spot the ward’s trogon, bugun liocichla (a new species discovered in 2006), nuthatch, red-headed trogon, liocichla, the slender-billed scimitar babbler, wren babblers, and rare birds like the grey peacock pheasant, Blyth’s tragopan, and Temminck’s tragopan.
You will find the tented accommodations at Lama, Bompu, and Sessni camps is comfortable, if basic. The best season for birdwatching is between January to March.