birds watching in Yuksom:
Yuksom is a small tourist/Bird watching destination in west Sikkim at an elevation of 1,750.mtrs. It is a starting place for many high and low altitude expeditions point in Sikkim. The Yuksom is one of the famous adventure lovers’ destinations in Sikkim. It boasts of impressive natural beauty, lakes and colourful, dense flora and fauna. And it was the first capital of Sikkim established in 1642 AD by Phuntsog Namgyal.
Also, it is an absolute Birds watching region west Sikkim A Birding watching trek can be done from Yuksam to Dzongri and Goechala under the Khangchendzonga National Park. It is about eight night and Nine days from Yuksom to Yuksom and surrounded at Yuksom and it will be a good number of Birds. Birds around Yuksom: Red-billed Leiothrix, Loten’s Sunbird, Monal, Blue-fronted Redstart, Striped Throated Yuhina, Grey Bushchat, Blue-capped rock thrush, Blue-capped Rock thrush, Black-Throated sunbird, Mrs Gould’s Feeding in flight, Black-Throated sunbird, Fire-Tailed Sunbird, Streak-Throated Barwing, Gould’s Sunbird, Gould’s Sunbird floral, Green Back Tit, Rufous Sibia, Oriental white eye, Rufous Sibia, Striped-Throated Yuhina, Spot-winged Grosbeak, Great Barbet, White-rumped Munia, Grey Bushchat, Blue-fronted Redstar, Whiskered Yuhina, Large Niltava, Whiskered Yuhina, Striped Throated Yuhina, Dark-Throated Thrush, Grey Bushchat, White-capped water redstart, Green-backed Tit, Plumbeous water redstart, Blue Whistling Thrush, Common Hoppoe, Verditer Flycatcher,etc.