Thanks to timely conservation efforts, the number of blackbucks, a species of antelope found only in India, has reached an impressive count of 2,500 in Tal Chapar, according to its forest range officer Surat Singh Poonia. Tal Chapar is about 400km from Delhi a roughly 10-hour drive. There are no big cats here but the acres of gold and green grass are also home to its other major attraction birds.
Though Tal Chapar will forever be associated with blackbucks, over time the birds have taken centre stage in terms of attracting visitors, especially in winter, stretching up to March.
The last few years have witnessed a stream of birders from across the globe making a beeline to Tal Chapar to tick off wanted species on their lists. With migratory eagles