Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom

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#2 of 13 in Parks in Kottayam District
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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  • The true fact is that I didn't see any birds in there but we enjoy the silence and pleasant grove in there  more »
  • Last March we had a Kerala holiday package tour Connected by India Mirror Holidays Based in Cochin for 10 Nights including Kanyakumari . We have stayed 3 Night Munnar Hill station , 2 Night Thekkady ,...  more »
  • There is no bird in sancury you only have to walk for 2 km and back 2 km it's totally waste of time as per opinion you can skip this place.  more »
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  • Its a nice place if you are a nature lover. You have to walk around 2km through the forest to reach the observatory, no other transportation is available. So please don't take small kids or elderly persons to here. Its a mud path which is only for walk so baby stroller cannot be used. The place is well conserved so please don't carry disposable plastic products with you. There is an entry ticket which will permit you to this place for just 2 hours. So be quick and enjoy the nature.
  • very serene place. Early morning hours is the best time to go. It is best to have a guide along. Check the time of the opening before you go. Catch a local boat from the canal point. He will take you to the backwaters and you will see many birds of all kinds. Beware of the mosquitoes in the boat. Do not keep your legs bare.
  • A walk through a fairly thick forest path for almost 2 kms with no birds in sight despite being known as a bird sanctuary. But, There are two towers erected almost to the end of the path and from the top, you can see the canopy of the forest and this is when you realize that it is in fact a bird sanctuary. You can see hundreds of birds nested and breeding on top of these trees. Very beautiful sight to behold...best time to go is early morning and evening. As at this time almost all the birds will be in their nests. Its pretty humid and hot inside the forest, so bring water.
  • Awesome place for the nature lovers. Less crowded. Very calm and quiet atmosphere. Don't expect a lot of birds there. If you are lucky you will be able to see them. A long walk through the woods. A must visit place.
  • It is beautiful, serene and calm. Don't take the boat ride. They take you only around the sanctuary. A walk through the sanctuary is well worth it. Birds there are seasonal. But without an expectation to see birds, just a walk through would still be very a great decision. All this if you love nature.Just what Kerala is all about.
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