Ubeswar ji is a Lord Shiva temple, located approximately 20 KM from Udaipur city centre. It is not very well known birding spot, neither a tourist spot. It takes aproximately 30minutes to reach this place by car. On 25th August 2013, me, Mr. Vijendra Singh Parmar and Mr. Mudit Sharma went biding for the at around 6AM in the morning and reached there by 6:30AM.

Ubeswar Road - Udaipur
Ubeswar Road – Udaipur

It was cloudy and light was very low. Since its hilly area, we saw cloud coming to us! It was scenic beautiy like any hill stations! We thought, we will not see many birds, but we were pleasantly surprised when the weather was cleared, cloud flew away. There was not enough light, but still we could see many birds!

Here is the list of birds we saw :-
1. Scaly Breasted Munia
2. Great Tit
3. Brown Headed Barbet
4. Oriental White Eye
5. Tawny Bellied Babbler

6. Grey breasted Prinia
7. Asian Paradise Flycatcher
8. Crested Bunting
9. Common Tailor Bird
10. Black Lored Yellow Tit
11. Common Babbler
12. Jungle Babbler
13. Brown Capped Pygmy Woodpecker
14. Indian Bush Lark
15. Common Hawk Cuckoo
16. Black Shouldered Kite
17. Long Tailed Shrike
18. Black Tailed Mongoose
19. Oriental Magpie Robin
20. White Browed Fantail
21. White Breasted Kingfisher
22. Western Crowned Warbler

On way back, we saw Common Hoope, Grey Francolin, Little Egret, Little Cormorant at Badi lake. Also, we saw Indian Stone Curlew, River Tern, Spotbilled Duck, and waders like Purple Moorhen, White Brested Waterhen at Fateh Sagar Lake.

We failed to see White Napped tit though! It was very refreshing birding trip after many days in Udaipur during monsoon. We enjoyed the scenic beauty a lot!

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