Jatinga is a small village, located in the picturesque Dima Hasao district of Assam, some 330 kms away from Guwahati .Only 9 kms away from Haflong ,it is the only hill station in the state of Assam and the headquarters of the Dima Hasao district. jatinga,is famous for a rare and mysterious bird phenomenon of 'bird suicide'. From September to November, thousands of birds meet their death by making a sudden dash to the ground.
Here the mist & fog lie like a veil around the beautiful face of the damsel from September to November. During these late monsoon months, mysterious behaviour of birds takes place. However, some other conditions are also necessary for the phenomenon to occur. The air must be foggy, cloudy or misty. If there is slight rain, it would be even better. The wind must be from south to north. It should be moonless dark nights. And the best time is between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.