Tuorists who are wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and bird watchers will fall in live with Dharamshala, because this place has very unique vegetation which supports a great wildlife. Just a visit to Pong lake and wildlife sanctuary in Kangra valley will be mesmerizing as it is a major habitat of migratory birds in India. Pong lake is a very big water reservoir based on the river beas and is a favorite destination of the migratory birds, every year during winters millions of migratory birds come to this magical place and allure the nature lovers. Bird watchers and nature lovers should not miss the ‘Bird Watching’ festival conducted in the month of January every year at Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake (Pong Dam), one of the biggest ‘man-made’ lakes of India. Various birds like terns, black bucks, Siberian birds can be seen near the lake. One can catch a glimpse of nearly 200 species of birds during the December – February months.