Astounding Bird Sanctuaries in India to Spot Birds

Living in cities and urbanized area most of us have forgotten the musical sound of chirping of birds. Birds are the beautiful creature which inspires humans in many ways like to fly high and to never stop. As we all can observe that it cities birds are getting extinct and that’s the reason people move towards India’s proud bird sanctuaries where they can spot stunning birds. Below is the list of some amazing bird sanctuaries of India, explore these bird sanctuaries and have fun with EaseMyTrip.

Kaundinya Bird Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh

Kaundinya Bird Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh

This amazing bird sanctuary is located in Horsley Hills and this bird sanctuary marks its presence in the forest which is in Chittoor district near Palamaner town. Kaundinya Bird Sanctuary has two rivers flowing within its premises, one is Kaigal River and other is Kaundinya. Tourists can here spot some really beautiful from the Eastern Ghats such as Cockatiels, Grey Pelicans, Painted Storks, Love Birds, Budgerigars and Rosy Pelicans etc.  Moreover the apt time to visit and explore this bird sanctuary is in the month of October till April. This place is a true delight for the photography buffs.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan

bharatpur bird sanctuary in rajasthan

It is a famous tourist attraction for not only Indians but for international guests as well. This bird sanctuary is also popular as a Keolodeo Ghana National Park. The major attraction which magnetizes the tourists is the loud noise of chirping birds beautiful hues. This sanctuary is a heavenly place to the indigenous water birds and migratory birds too. Tourists can here spot beautiful varieties of birds like Cranes, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Pipits, Larks, Flycatchers and Buntings etc. You can plan your visit anytime throughout the year but the best time to visit is from August till November.

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat

nal sarovar bird sanctuary in gujarat

The serene Lake Nal Sarovar is famous for being the home of the largest water bird sanctuary of India and offers one of the spectacular sights to the tourists. One can here observe birds like Cranes, Coots, Grey-lag geese, Glossy ibis, Open-bill stork etc. Tourists can here spot two species of Pelicans out of three which are found in India. Dalmatian and Rosy pelicans are found here. Tourists can plan their visit to this bird sanctuary in the month of November or February.

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary in Karnataka

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

This bird sanctuary received its name after an incarnation of Hindu God Vishnu who is called as Sri Ranganatha Swamy. This bird sanctuary is located on an island on the river Cauvery. Every year this bird sanctuary receives large number of migratory birds from Siberia, North America and Australia. Some of the migratory birds which one can spot here include Painted Stork, Common Spoonbill; Black headed Ibis, White Ibis, Asian Open bill Stork, Woolly-necked Stork, Indian Shag, Lesser Whistling Duck and Stork-billed Kingfisher. The appropriate time to visit this bird sanctuary is from the month of March till May. Moreover, tourists can here spot common birds as well like Herons, Oriental Darter, Cormorants and Egrets.

Mayani Bird Sanctuary in Maharashtra

Mayani Bird Sanctuary

This bird sanctuary is known for housing stunning Siberian Flamingoes which makes the landscape quite astounding. This bird sanctuary attracts bird lovers and photography affectionate people too. Tourists can here spot over 400 varieties of birds and this wide collection makes this bird sanctuary one of the largest in India. Tourists can here spot migratory birds including Kingfisher, Northern Shoveler, Black Ibis, Coot, Brahminy Ducks, Painted Storks and Common Spoon bills.  Visit here in the month of November till January and enjoy the spectacular views at this bird sanctuary.

Nawab Ganj Bird Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

This bird sanctuary is a perfect weekend getaway from Lucknow and Kanpur and it is one of the spectacular destinations to spend weekend. It is spread over an area of around 224.6 hectare in Unnao District of Uttar Pradesh.  It is one of the amazing places in India to explore and to spots birds like Mallard, Red Wattled Lapwing, Garganey Teal, Little Grebe, Purple Moorhen, Spoonbill Duck, Wigon and many other colorful birds as well. November till February is the apt time to explore this bird sanctuary.

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary in Haryana

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary in Haryana

It is one of the fun filled weekend getaway from destinations like Delhi and Gurugram (Gurgaon). It covers an area around 1.43 sq km. This national park houses over 250 species of migrant and resident birds. In winters it attracts around 100 different varieties of migratory birds from Siberia, Turkey, East European countries and Russia. Tourists can plan their visit to this bird sanctuary in the month of January till March.

Nandurmadheshwar Bird Sanctuary in Maharashtra

It is located in Niphad Tehsil of Nashik district and is also known as “Bharatpur of Maharashtra”. It is an ideal spot for picnic and for nature photography as well. You can plan your picnic at Nandurmadhmeshwar from the month of December till March which is considered the best time to spot birds.

Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary in Orissa

Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary is an eye catching place for the bird lovers as it magnetizes large number of aquatic birds. There are many species which can be spotted here and some of them are Graylag geese, flamingo jacana, herons, White bellied sea eagles and Purple moorhen. This place is at its best from November till February. Moreover Chilka Bird Sanctuary is also a habitat for the breeding of flamingos.

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Goa

It is serene and calm place which aims at saving and preserving the birds. This bird sanctuary received its name after the late Dr Salim Moizzudin Abdul Ali who is one of the renowned ornithologists. This bird sanctuary gives multiple chances to the tourists to spot birds like mynahs, purple herons, white egrets, cormorants, colorful kingfishers, eagles, kites, woodpeckers, sandpipers, curlews and drongos. Visit this bird sanctuary in the month of October till March as it is considered the best time to spot birds.

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