Devalsari is home to an array of flora and fauna. Some of the area’s biodiversity includes:
Mammals: Amongst the mammals, the forests of Devalsari are home to the Himalayan Water Shrew, Giant Red Flying Squirrel, Barking Deer, Leopard, Wild Pig, Goral, Black Bear and Otters at the larger streams and rivers.
Birds: The special birds that can be seen here include the Fire-capped Tit, Chukor Partridge, Striated Laughing Thrush, Spot-winged and Black-and-Yellow Grosbeak, Black-faced Warbler, Whiskered Yuhina, Golden Bush Robin, Mrs Gould’s Sunbird, Fire-tailed Sunbird and the Fire-breasted Flowerpecker amongst many others.
The partial checklist of birds at Devalsari can be downloaded here.
We would welcome birdwatchers to document the areas avifauna.
Butterflies: Butterfly specialties at Devalsari include the Siren, Brown Argus, Jewel Fivering, Lepcha Bushbrown, Stately Nawab, Western Courtier, Fawn Hairstreak and the Albocerulean amongst many others.
The partial checklist of butterflies at Devalsari can be downloaded here.
We would welcome butterfly watchers to document the area’s butterfly fauna.
Moths: Numerous moth species have been recorded at Devalsari. The Society can assist in setting up moth screens to observe moth fauna.