The Himalayas is a favourite destination for Bird Watching activities for many wildlife photographers, researchers, and nature lovers. It is a home to many common, rare, endangered, near threatened bird species. Some of the rare birds are: Himalayan Griffon Vulture, Himalayan Golden Eagle, Himalayan Monal, Himalayan Quail, Himalayan Black-Lored Tit, Himalayan Black Bulbul, White-throated fantail, Yellow-bellied fantail, Himalayan owl, Orange-headed thrush, Yellow-billed blue magpie, Wedge-tailed green pigeon, Kashmir Flycatcher, Kashmir Nuthatch, Western Tragopan. Research on avifauna in India has shown that about 80% of the birds of the Indian subcontinent found in the Indian Himalayas, with the eastern Himalayas being twice species-rich as the western Himalayas and most species diversity in the world. The largest number of threatened avian species in Asia also found in the Indian Himalayas.