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Sparkling tea leaves seen at Nelliyampathi hills.
Nelliampathi is a popular hill station 60 km away from Palakkad in Kerala a small state in south India. It is famous for its tea and coffee plantations and the excellent weather condition.
Lying at the southern tip of Palakkad gap, Nelliampathy hills are known for its exquisite fauna. About 215 species of birds and 90 species of butterflies has been recorded from these hills. Some of the rare species of birds include Grey-breasted Laughing Thrush, Great Pied Hornbill, Jerdon's Baza, Great Black Woodpecker, Oriental Broad-billed Roller, Nilgiri Flycatcher, Broad-tailed Grassbird and Nilgiri Pipit. Primates including Lion-tailed Macaque, Bonnet Macaque and Nilgiri Langur are seen here. A small population of endangered Nilgiri Tahr is also seen in the grassy peaks.

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  • Copyright: Sanjeev Kochumon (sanjeevkochumon) (108)
  • Genre: Miejsca
  • Medium: Kolorowe
  • Date Taken: 2008-01-00
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  • Date Submitted: 2008-07-06 2:43
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