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Eaglenest or Eagle's Nest Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area of India in the Himalayan foothills of West Kameng District,Arunachal Pradesh. It conjoins Sessa Orchid Sanctuary to the northeast and Pakhui Tiger Reserve across the Kameng river to the east. It is a part of the Kameng Elephant Reserve.
Eaglenest is notable as a prime birding site due to the extraordinary variety, numbers and accessibility of species
Eaglenest is part of the Kameng protected area complex (KPAC), the largest contiguous closed-canopy forest tract of Arunachal Pradesh, which includes Eaglenest, Pakke, Sessa, Nameri, and Sonai Rupai sanctuaries and associated reserved forest blocks. The complex covers 3500 km2 in area and ranges from 100 metres (328 ft) to 3,300 metres (10,827 ft) in altitude.
Grey-chinned Minivet (Pericrocotus solaris)Green Shrike-Babbler (Pteruthius xanthochlorus)Green Shrike-Babbler (Pteruthius xanthochlorus)Yellow-bellied Fantail (Chelidorhynx hypoxantha)Yellow-bellied Fantail (Chelidorhynx hypoxantha)Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis)Yellow-browed Tit (Sylviparus modestus)Yellow-browed Tit (Sylviparus modestus)Yellow-browed Tit (Sylviparus modestus)Ashy-throated Warbler (Phylloscopus maculipennis)White-spectacled Warbler (Seicercus affinis)Long-billed Wren-Babbler (Rimator malacoptilus)Long-billed Wren-Babbler (Rimator malacoptilus)Long-billed Wren-Babbler (Rimator malacoptilus)Rufous-capped Babbler (Stachyridopsis ruficeps)Golden Babbler (Stachyris chrysaea)Streaked Laughingthrush (Garrulax lineatus)Streaked Laughingthrush (Garrulax lineatus)Bar-throated Minla (Minla strigula)Yellow-throated Fulvetta (Alcippe cinerea)

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