About Bird Festival 2021

Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve popularly known as BR Hills is a wildlife/bird watching destination being heaven for a variety of wild animals and birds. The deciduous, evergreen, and grassland vegetation types existing here offer refuge to a variety of wildlife and birds.


More than 270 species of birds exist here, including the Black Eagle, Rufous-bellied Eagle, Scarlet Minivet, Blue-bearded Bee-eater, Velvet-Fronted Nuthatch, Lorikeet, Plum-headed Parakeet, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, and Malabar Whistling Thrush among numerous others, making it an ornithologist’s delight.


The seventh edition of the Karnataka Bird Festival conducted by the Karnataka Ecotourism Development Board in association with the Karnataka Forest Department and Jungle Lodges & Resorts is going to be held in BRT Tiger Reserve on 5th, 6th, and 7th of January 2021. The entries for the event are limited so kindly make the booking as early as possible. A list of hotels that are close to the bird festival venue is shared below along with their contact details. The detailed itinerary of the event will be shared shortly. 


Note :

It is the responsibility of registered users to reach the venue at the scheduled time.

Registered users are requested to bring water bottles and binoculars during the event.

Kindly make your own arrangements for such equipment and other important necessities.



The events consisting of speakers, presentations, guided bird walk etc will be at BR Hills.


Also, the registered users have to follow the Covid protocols as per the government guidelines during the event.



Stay details :

  • These are suggested hotels. 

  • We do not provide any booking for the hotels. 

  • Please contact the below-mentioned numbers and confirm your hotel booking.

  • One can also book any other hotel of their choice.

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Mayura Biligiri (KSTDC)

Hotel Mayura Biligiri

B.R.Hills, Karnataka 571117

082262 44111



PWD Guest House

B.R.Hills, Karnataka 571117 https://maps.app.goo.gl/ei5peZGAjHfXdw2r66


Hotel Giridarshini


Temple Road, Giridarshini campus, B.R.Hills, Karnataka 571441

098801 41442




Rajathadri Hill Villas

144/1, Yelandur Main Road, B.R.Hills, Karnataka 571441

090368 09218



Akasa Lodge

Opposite to PWD Guest House, Temple Road, BR Hills, Chamarajanagar 571441 India