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When it comes to celebrating your marriage and love, birdwatching destinations can simply be amazing options to opt for. And when you and your better half love birds, then it's just like cherry on the cake. The vibrant and lively birds soaring high up in the sky and their sweet chirpings will offer you something unique and significant.
Besides giving you and your better half immense peace, this experience will also offer you the purest form of love and joy. And also it would be wonderful to share your birdwatching stories when you grow old.
So, if the buzzword for you is birds; then these hotspots will surely add thrill to your honeymoon.
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If you and your partner are die-hard twitchers, Ecuador is just tailor-made for you. Spectacular view of myriad-coloured birds, the tranquillity of the place and the beauty here are just beyond words. The range and diversity of birds here will captivate your senses. The Galapagos Islands is home to some known and exquisite birds like colourful toucans (multi-coloured beaks), macaws in blue and yellow varieties and the large parrots, courtesy its climate and weather.
Though, Ecuador as a whole is one of the top destinations for bird lovers with over 1500 species in its habitat; Galapagos Islands and Pichinchia Province are the major attractions to blow your minds away. Just delve into each other and celebrate your love in a unique way.
With thousands of fascinating species of birds, South Africa is every bird lover’s dream destination. The continent that boasts around 900 species alone shall become a treat to your eyes. Amongst hundreds of places in South Africa, The Kruger National Park will offer the most of your birdwatching tour.
Another enticing factor here is the availability of the set of birds tagged as “Big 6,” which includes Southern ground hornbill, Pel’s fishing-owl (rarely spotted), Lappet-faced vulture, storks, martial eagle and the kori bustard. You can also spot eagle owls, (the largest owls in the world), ducks, herons and crakes. So, what are you waiting for? Just head to this place and explore an unsaid version of love.
The place is a paradise for honeymoon couples who are crazy about birds and of course, romance. Lovely and delicate birds like ducks, waders, birds of prey, thrushes, finches and buntings make Bhutan one of the amazing locations to delve in the feelings of love and romance.
Other birds that are amongst the list of endangered birds of Bhutan are beautiful nuthatch, chestnut-breasted partridge and dark-rumped swift. It is also a home to imperial heron, which is one of the fifty rarest birds in the world. The place overall gives you and your sweetheart an ample opportunity to peek into the thrill and wilderness.
Pantanal in the low lands of Brazil will cast a spell on you and your partner for its charming and mesmerising array of birds. Long-tailed ground dove, hyacinth, golden-collared macaw, streamer-tailed tyrant, white-rumped monjita, sunbittern, chestnut-bellied guan and white woodpecker; the list here is endless.
And to you and your partner’s surprise, the biggest Brazilian bird- the flightless Rhea (Portuguese: ema), can be found here too. It grows to 1.4m tall and weighs some 30kg. Besides birdwatching, the pristine and magnetic atmosphere that the location offers will add a sudden boost to your quotient of love.
The chirping of fascinating flamingos combined with pleasant weather can be a great surprise for you and your darling. One can get up, close and personal with majestic flamingos in this location of Kenya. The flock of flamingos in the Rift Valley is a remarkable birding sight and the sound made by them is quite interesting and impressive.
You can visit Lake Nakuru National Park (2 km to South of Nakuru) where you get to see an incredible variety of birds like bright turacos, bee-eaters, hornbills, kingfishers, barbets, rollers and woodpeckers. You will also find the sky alive with picture-perfect raptors, swifts and swallows. There are also wonderful appearances of world’s largest birds, ostriches. Overall, this is a promising honeymoon destination to provide you the cherishing and lovely memories.
When it comes to birdwatching, the opportunities in Australia are endless. There are national parks and sites that attract enthusiasts from all over the globe. Amongst them, Daintree is a premier location that attracts a staggering 430 different kinds of bird species, where you can enjoy birdwatching and peek into the wilderness of the place.
Birds that can be seen in and around Daintree are bridled honeyeater, pied monarch, victoria's riflebird, lesser sooty owl and macleay's honeyeater. Other birds that add flavour to a tourist’s day are papuan frogmouth, black bittern, mangrove robin and lovely fairy-wren. The place also offers river and land-based bird watching tours and local birding activities that will surely make for some memories to take back home.
Young lovebirds can just spoil themselves with the spectacular birdwatching that the place offers with its diverse and abundant species. Tern, kingfisher or kestrel; you will be just awestruck by the birds here soaring high up in the sky. Cape May Peninsula is a key and top US destination for migrating birds like hawks, seabirds, shorebirds, songbirds, butterflies and dragonflies.
You both can melt your hearts in the wilderness of the location and make your post-wedding holiday special and beautiful. Cape May bird observatory also hosts a number of walking tour, boat tour and birding guidance and workshops for some fun and activities.
If birdwatching is the most exciting and important aspect for you, these destinations will surely provide you a magical and worthy stay. Each place has the charm and allure of its own and hence the kind of romance it provides is simply majestic.
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