Vellode Bird Sanctuary, Erode

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Vellode Birds Sanctuary is an 80ha sanctuary located in the Erode District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.The sanctuary is about 15 km from Erode Central Bus Terminus on the way to Chennimalai, near Vellode, and 10 km from Erode Junction Railway Station, in the south.Bird speciesIt is at a large lake surrounded with semi-dark bushes, near Vellode. This.772km2 sanctuary near Erode is home to many foreign birds. The sanctuary features thousands of birds coming from various countries, some of which can be easily identified. Some easily found bird species include cormorants, teals, pintail ducks, pelicans, and darters.SeasonVillagers near this sanctuary are very much concerned about the sanctuary and the birds coming to this sanctuary, so they have taken many serious steps to avoid disturbance to the flow of birds. The best time to visit this sanctuary starts in November and continues until March. During this time birds are mostly busy in building and maintaining their nests. Many observatory towers have been built to watch these birds, around this lake.The comes under the List of Protected areas of Tamil Nadu: Protected areas of Tamil Nadu
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  • Visited on 5 FEB 2018 evening and again on 6 FEB.......limited sightings. Plenty of greater egrets, cattle egrets, Grey Herons, Pond Herons, very few Spoon bills, Ducks ( Pin tails?) Grebes, One water...  more »
  • The best place to view variety of birds. But be sure before u move on to this place about the season. The next thing to be noted is the essentials like one should visit here with a binocular and with ...  more »
  • Very very superb place to start with the family in the weekend. All the children and adults will definitely love the opportunity, because we can see all kinds of birds and bees. All kinds of colourful...  more »
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  • Good place for bird watchers. Best time to visit is from January to March. Many foreign migrant birds build it's nests for hatching in this pond.
  • Lots of Exotic Birds visit during the migration season. This place has some unique Birds which cannot be seen elsewhere. Nice peaceful place for bird watching and nature lovers. Once filled with water the lake looks stunning, sunrise and sunset are the best time to visit. The islands in the lake act as a breeding ground for Various bird species. The government charges an entry fee and the parking fees. There are watchtowers which offer a vantage point for bird watching and photography
  • A very nice and calm place to visit along with the children, but in the summer lake will be dried and binoculars also available from forest authority.
  • Very nice place during rainy season. Many people are daily visiting this Birds sanctuary. This place is located in vellode. The bus stop name is Mettupalayam birds sanctuary. The birds sanctuary is Only 500meters from the bus stop. Have a visit this place.
  • A nice and peaceful place to spend time .. seasonal birds makes it level high ..

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