India is a country reputed worldwide, to be the home of the most amazing species of birds and animals, which attracts thousands of nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers from around the globe. The country has a number of bird sanctuaries, which are no less than a Mecca for bird watchers. These sanctuaries house some amazing and rare species of birds, making them ideal destinations for bird watching.
Here are top 10 famous bird sanctuaries in India in 2015:
10. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, situated along the Mandovi River in Goa, is an ideal spot for bird watchers to have a look at some exotic species of birds, such as pelicans, parrots, peafowl and many more. The size of the sanctuary is small, but it offesr exotic variety in flora and fauna.
9. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
The next name on the list of top 10 famous bird sanctuaries in India is that of Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, located near the picturesque hill station of Munnar in the Western Ghats in the state of Kerala. In addition to some amazing species of
8. Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary is a well known bird sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh, situated in Unnao district near Kanpur and Lucknow. Bird lovers can witness more than 250 species of migratory birds at this sanctuary, with most of them coming from CIS countries.
7. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary
Next among the most famous bird sanctuaries in India in 2015 is Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, which is not only the largest in Gujarat, but also one of the largest in India. It is an ideal destination for bird lovers looking to spot rare bird species such as coots, pintails, flamingos, spoonbills and avocets.
6. Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary, situated on the banks of river Kaveri, near Mysore is one of the most popular bird sanctuaries in India in 2015. Partridge, egret, plougher, ibis and river tern are some bird species which make their homes in this sanctuary.