With lush jungles and numerous rivers flowing through the region, Chitwan National Park and the surrounding areas are great for birdwatching. The region is home to 525 species of birds that include summer migrant birds like paradise flycatcher, Indian pitta and parakeets etc. during summer, while winter birds include waterfowl, Brahminy ducks, pintails, bar-headed geese, cormorants and migratory birds from Siberia. The Beeshazari Lake near the park, water hole of the wild animals, is also a wetland area that attracts birds of many kinds. The whole region is a great place to watch colorful birds like woodpecker, hornbill, Bengal florican and red-headed trogon. Winter birds such as waterfowls, Brahminy duck, pintails and bareheaded geese are drawn by the sanctuary of the park’s rivers. In summers, the forest is alive with nesting migrants such as the fabulous paradise flycatcher, the Indian pitta and parakeets. Winter birds include migratory birds from Siberia.