Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom

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#2 of 13 in Parks in Kottayam District
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
See the large set of feathered inhabitants and passing visitors at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an area rich in avian life and a key stop off on many migratory paths. Set over 5.7 hectares (14 acres) of land south of a regional river, the sanctuary has plentiful woods that host an array of rare resident and migratory birds. Spot resident wetland birds such as Indian darters, little cormorants, several species of egrets and herons, and migratory species such as the Siberian crane, teals, larks, and flycatchers. Before you head to Kumarakom, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kumarakom trip planner, to make sure you see all that Kumarakom has to offer, including Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
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  • We didn't leave ourselves enough time to make our way round the whole sanctuary, but the short walk we did manage was lovely. We hired a guide, Mohan, who was very informative and clearly passionate.....  more »
  • It is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and is noted for many species of migratory birds. Even though birds were not our interest, we really enjoyed the 4km walk (2km each way). We started...  more »
  • It's very poorly maintained and the bird towers are closed permanently. You will see more birds outside the sanctuary than in. No views to speak of and lots of rubbish even though they charge INR10...  more »

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