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Vellode Bird Sanctuary, Erode
(3.4/5 based on 10+ reviews on the web)
Vellode Birds Sanctuary is an 80ha sanctuary located in the Erode District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.The sanctuary is about 13 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It was just 45 min travel from my home,a large pond, not much crowd, can see birds, Evening 1-2 hour v can spend time there 
  • A bird sanctuary in Erode District. About fifteen Kms from Perundurai. Large no of birds come and nest and breed here. Nice location. School students come in large numbers. 
  • This is very nice place to visit with your family...My friend and me visited their and we really enjoyed that moment. If you want take photograph you have to get a prior permission from Erode forestry...  more »
Google
  • A very beautiful location in vicinity of Erode. Best time to visit is when it's raining or drizzling.
  • The Birds Sanctuary is Very use for around 150 acres of the producing Paddy(நெல்), Cotton(பருத்தி) , Banana(வாழை), sugar cane(கரும்பு) for Main source of Water Place. This area animal food grains used. ** The Vellode Bird Sanctuary is Many more variety of birds live every Season. ** The Vellode Bird Sanctuary is Main use for Bird living Place so come and watch keep silently. ** Don't Use Plastics In this Area. ** Don't drink liquor in this area.
  • Nature's Gift we all need to prevent it properly...
  • It's a beautiful place. But make sure you visit in the evening as in afternoon it's pretty hot.
  • Good view points but don't expect birds there 😅, good for photoshoot