Falcon at Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal, India

Apart from Falcons finding a home in Sundarbans National Park, the forest is also rich in bird life including the endemic brown-winged kingfishers, masked finfoots, and other birds of prey such as the ospreys, white-bellied sea eagles and grey-headed fish eagles.

Falcons are birds of prey part of the family Falconidae, which also includes eagles, hawks, kites, and vultures.

Falcons are fast fliers with great aerial agility and hence successful hunters capable of taking prey that is many times their own body weight. And their only serious enemy would be us - humans.

Sundarbans National Park is recognized as World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a tour to Sundarbans is an experience of a lifetime. How to reach Sundarbans National Park?

Tag : Travel West Bengal | Content: | Image: Tarunjyoti Tewari | Update: 16-Mar-2021