Birding Hide

Thattekad , Munnar, Kerala, India

Eldhose Birding Hide

Eldhose Birding Hide provides an excellent opportunity to observe and photograph a wide variety of birds at close proximity. We have four hides which are strategically placed and one can expect to get an excellent photograph with clean background.
  • Black naped monarch
  • Brown cheeked fulvetta
  • Brown breasted flycatcher
  • Asian fairy blue bird
  • Blyths starling
  • White cheeked barbet
  • Rusty tailed Flycatcher
  • Asian Paradise flycatcher
  • Puff throated Babbler
  • Dark fronted babbler
  • White bellied blue flycatcher
  • Blue throated Blue flycatcher
  • Yellow browed bulbul
  • Red spurfowl
  • Cinerous Tit
  • Orange headed Ground thrush
  • Malabar grey hornbill
  • Black rumped flameback
  • Grey jungle fowl
  • Rufous Treepie
  • White throated Kingfisher
  • Jungle babbler
  • Racket tailed drongo
  • Red whiskered bulbul
  • Mottled wood owl
  • Grey Headed Bulbul
  • Indian Roller
  • Golden Fronted Leaf Bird
  • Black Throated Munia
  • Brown Shrike
  • Hill Myna
  • Purple Sunbird
  • Verditer Flycatcher
  • Malabar Barbet
  • Ashy drongo
  • Philippine Shrike
  • Black Baza
  • Indian pitta
  • White breasted waterhen
  • Indian blue robin
  • White bellied Treepie
  • Malabar whistling Thrush
  • Malabar trogon
  • Little spider hunter
  • Flame throated bulbul
  • Drongo Cuckoo
  • Spotted Dove
  • Streak Throated Woodpecker
  • Red Vented bulbul
  • Malabar Parakeet
  • Nilgiri Flower Pecker
  • Brown Cheeked Fulvetta
  • Lesser Yellow Nape
  • Brown Hawk Owl
  • Brown Fish Owl
  • Jungle Owlet
  • Slaty Legged Crake
  • Slaty Breasted rail
  • Purple Sunbird
  • Ashy Wood Swallow
  • Golden Oriole
  • Common Kingfisher
  • Rosy Straling
  • Asian Koel
  • Indian Blackbird
  • Please adhere to the hide timings.
  • No one will be allowed to join or come out once the hide session starts.
  • Do not try to move around or switch the seats inside the hide.
  • Do not wear bright color clothes for the hide sessions.
  • Carry water bottles along with you to the hide if required.
  • Do not leave water bottles and snack packets inside the hide once the session over.
  • Maintain silence throughout the session.
  • Carry Tripod, extra battery as well as memory cards for the hide session.
Best Time To Visit
September 15 - March 30
How to reach
By Air:
Cochin International Airport (COK) is the nearest International airport, which is 40 km away from Thattekad.

By Train:
Aluva Railway station, about 36 km away from Thattekad, is the nearest railhead. Regular train services are available from major cities in India. Pickup and drop facilities from airport/railway station can be arranged on prior request.