Corbett National Park is located in the foothilss of the Kumaon Himalayas, the part covers an are of 521 sq. km, of which 313 sq. km are in Pauri Garhwal.
The migratory birds found in this region are bareheaded goose, graylag, duck, grepe, sandpiper, gull, snipe and wagtail. Residential birds are cormorants, the black-necked stork darters, herons, egrets, and the spur winged lapwings.
The National park is a heaven for nature and wildlife lovers. Recently a movie based on Project Tiger named 'Kaal' was shot in this park. The movie starring Ajay Devgan, John Abraham and other famous stars of Bollywood stressed on the attitude of local people regarding reasons for killing the animals and imparted the message of conserving these rare species.
The best time for visiting Jim Corbett is in winter from November to February, summer from March to June. The authorities close the Park from June 15 to November 15 every year.