With February’s pink flair, Dungarpur dwellers celebrate the bird fair. The two day bird festival is arranged at district level welcoming migratory birds from other European countries and Central Asia. A plethora of birds from Europe and Central Asia arrive at this season of the year. A wide variety of birds are seen at the lake and forest areas. These birds migrate here from the unfavourable weather of other lands from the months of October to March. During this bird fair which is held every year, the visitors witness the wide and rich habitat of beautiful birds.
This year, the bird fair will be organised from February 12 to February 13 at Shivpura village, Gapsagar lake. First day of the fair caters to large number of bird admirers. Along with this, the forest department arrange the bird watching activity for 800 private and government school students. This activity is held under the surveillance of experts. Some competitions like drawing competition, instant photography contest and quiz contest are organised. So, the event will provide a chance to enthusiastically play with your photography skills.
The fair also holds some unique displays including photography exhibition which will manifest some very rare types of the birds and butterflies. This event is considered one of the main event because it displays the grand heritage culture of Dungarpur which is 800 years old.
The second day of the event is equipped the with sight to different water bodies which also include Ranasagar and Solai. Bird watching at Ranasagar and Solai is one epic view and gives some spellbound experience to visitors.
This unique fair holds very special importance for Rajasthan as it is not only educational but also adds to the tourism of the state. Here, Gaib Sagar has Badal Mahal in surroundings with Shreenathji temple. The event highlights the long cherished heritage and forest beauty of Dungarpur.