Buxa was declared as a tiger reserve in 1983 and it won the status of a National park in 1992. Located on the Assam-Bhutan border, is the largest forest in North Bengal and is the heaven for the Birders and Photographers.

The Reserve has nearly more than 250 species of birds. The rivers of Raidak and Jayanti which flow through the forest and the Narathali Lake are home to migratory birds as well as endemic ones which abound the place.

Birds at Buxa:

  • Greater Pied Hornbill
  • Migratory common Teal
  • Black necked Crane

  • White Eyed Poachared
  • Trans Himalayan Migratory Goosanders
  • Large Whistling Teal

  • Red Start
  • WagTails
  • Minivets