Bird Sanctuaries in IndiaComplete Information For Bird LoversPresented By: www.ShineGoldToursIndia.com
Sultanpur Bird SanctuaryArea: 143 Sq KmYear Of Establishment: 1989Temperatures: Max 45.50°C & Min 1.70°CNearest Town: Gurgaon (15km)State: HaryanaBest Time to Visit: December and JanuaryBirds Found :In winter Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary provides a picturesque panorama ofmigratory birds such as Siberian Cranes, Greater Flamingo, Ruff, Black wingedStilt, Common Teal, Common Greenshank, Northern Pintail, Yellow Wagtail,White Wagtail, Northern Shoveler, Rosy Pelican, Gadwall, Wood Sandpiper,Spotted Sandpiper, Eurasian Wigeon, Black tailed Godwit, Spotted Redshank,Starling, Bluethroat and Long billed Pipit. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary has birds insummer too ,About 11 species of migratory birds such as Asian Koel, Blackcrowned Night Heron, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Comb duck, Blue cheeked BeeEater, Blue-tailed Bee-Eater and Cuckoos come here.
Thattekad Bird SanctuaryArea: 25 km² (9.65 square miles)Year Of Establishment: 1983Temperatures: Ranging from 10 °C to 26 °CNearest Town: Kothamangalam (13 km)State: KeralaBest Time to Visit: September to MarchBirds Found :Malabar Grey Hornbill, Malabar Parakeet, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, White-belliedTreepie, Nilgiri Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul, Wynaad Laughingthrush, RufousBabbler, Malabar Lark and Crimson-backed Sunbird, Red Spurfowl, White-bellied Woodpecker, Malabar Trogon, Brown-backed Needletail, Oriental BayOwl, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Black Baza, Malabar Whistling Thrush and Black-throated Munia
Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryArea: 2,873 hectare, 29 km2Year Of Establishment: 1982Temperatures: Min. 05 °C Max. 47 °CNearest Town: Delhi Agra & JaipurState: RajasthanBest Time to Visit: October, FebruaryBirds Found :Pelicans, Cranes, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Pipits, Warblers, Wheatears, Wagtails,Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks, Shanks, Painted storks, Pipits, White Ibis,Cormorants, Pale
Kinnerasani Bird SanctuaryArea: 635.40 Sq. KmsYear Of Establishment:Temperatures: Max 45 °C & Min 20°CNearest Town: PalonchaState: Andhra PradeshBest Time to Visit: June to OctoberBirds Found :Baya Weaver, Black Bittern, Black Drongo, Black Ibis, Black-headed Cuckooshr,Chestnut-headed Bee-ea, Common Woodshrike (Tep) , Crested Serpent Eagle,Greenish Warbler Grey-bellied Cuckoo, Long-tailed Shrike ,Oriental Honey-buzzard, Red-headed Bunting (Em), Red-vented Bulbul, Ruddy Shelduck , Short-Toed Snake Eagle, White-eyed Buzzard
Nawabganj Bird SanctuaryArea: 2.246 Sq. KmTemperature Range: 45°C to 3°CState: Uttar PradeshBest Time to Visit: November to MarchBirds Found :Graylag goose, pintail, cotton teal, red crested pochard, gadwall, shoveller, cootand mallard are some of the migratory flocking to the sanctuary. Among thelocal birds, one can behold potwill, sarus crane, painted stork, peacock, whiteibis, dabchick, whistling teal, open billed stork, and white necked stork amongothers
Kawal Bird SanctuaryArea: 893 Sq. Km.Year Of Establishment :1964Temperatures: Max 45 °C & Min 20°CNearest Town: Adilabad(260-kms from Hyderabad)State: Andhra PradeshBest Time to Visit: November To MayBirds Found :Peacock, kites, eagles, partridges, quails, owls, vultures, pied horn bills, paintedstrokes, cocktails, love birds, Budgerigars, Ducks, Grey Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans,kingfishers, Mynahs and pigeons
Kumarakom Bird SanctuaryArea: 14 AcresTemperatures: Around 35 °C and in winters 22 °CNearest Town: Kottayam (14km)State: KeralaBest Time to Visit: June to August and November to FebruaryBirds Found :Waterfowl, Cuckoo, Owls, Egrets, Herons Water Ducks, Parrots, Teal, Larks,Flycatchers, Wood Beetle, Mangrove Forests, Green Paddy Fields and CoconutGroves
Kaundinya Bird SanctuaryArea: 358 square kilometersYear Of Establishment: 1983Temperatures: Max 45 °C & Min 15°CState: Andhra PradeshBest Time to Visit: October To MayBirds Found:The Grey Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans, Pied Horn Bills, Painted Storks, Peacocks,Ducks, Love Birds, Budgerigars and Cockatiels
Kolleru Bird SanctuaryArea: 673-sq-kmsYear Of Establishment: November 1999Temperatures: Max 45 °C & Min 15°CNearest Town: Vijayawada KaikaluruState: Andhra PradeshBest Time to Visit: October to MayBirds Found :Open Bill Storks, Painted Storks, Glossy Ibises, White Ibises, Teals, Pintails,Shovellers, Red-Crested Pochards, Black winged Stilts, Avocets, CommonRedshanks, Wigeons, Gadwalls and Cormorants Water birds which containGarganys, ducks, Open bill storks, Herons, Flamingos & grey pelicans.
Porbandar Bird SanctuaryArea: 1 Sq. KmTemperature Range: 43°C to 12°CState: GujaratBest Time to Visit: October to MarchBirds Found :flamingo, pelican, spoonbill, avocet, coot, pintail, little cormorant, little grebe,Indian roller, shoveller, ducks, geese, whistling teal, bittern, stork, heron, egret,ibis, gull, tern, jacanas, ruff, red shank
Ranganthittu Bird SanctuaryArea: 0.67 Sq. KmTemperature Range: 35°C to 15°CState: KarnatakaBest Time to Visit: June to NovemberBirds Found :Painted storks, Asian openbill storks, common spoonbills, woolly-necked storks,black-headed ibis, white ibis, lesser whistling ducks, Indian shags, stork-billedkingfishers, egrets, cormorants, oriental darter, herons, great stone plovers,river terns and streak-throated swallows
Other Bird Sanctuaries in IndiaChilka Lake Bird Sanctuary in Orissa StateMayani Bird Sanctuary in Maharashtra StateNal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat State
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