Dandeli forest is famous for nesting birds. There are about 300 species of birds in and around Dandeli, they include migrated birds eve.
Dandeli Jungle is a home for 4 species of hornbills out of world’s 9 species. More existence of hornbills in this vicinity indicates the presence of thick forest.
You are more surprised if you know that they need about 20 erities of fruits out of which some and poisonous for human beings. Bird watching is usually done early in the morning which is suitable time for spotting birds which come out in search of food.
One need good patience in this activity for keen observation of birds.