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Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary


Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is the best place to see the several species of birds at a time. With more than hundred species of inhabitant birds and approx 60 species of migratory birds this sanctuary is rather the 'heaven of the birds'.

Location

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is situated in Malappuram district of Southern Indian state of Kerala and at a short distance of 19 km from Kozhikode district. The splendid sanctuary is spread over an area of 3 km, which accommodate several islands. The surroundings of the sanctuary make this place one of the most visited tourists spots. Set at an elevation of 200 m above the sea level, abound by the magnificent little hills, the sanctuary provides the heaven like surroundings. The adjacent splendid Kadulundipuzha river, which flows into the Arabian Sea, adds thousand moons to the beauty of the place.

Fauna

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is enchanted by over hundred of native birds and it provides shelter to more than 60 species of migratory birds every year. The most famous species of birds, that you may find are � Malabar horn-bills, darters, kingfishers, terns, gulls, sandpipers, cormorants, darters, plovers, brahminy kites, whimbrels, herons, woodpeckers, black bulbul, jungle fowl, peafowl, myna, laughing thrush, egrets etc.

Apart from birds, here you may also find a large varieties of fish, turtles, mussels and crabs. During your trip be more cautious, because you may even meet the several species of snacks, such as cobra, krait and viper.

Some Important Informations

Nearest Railway Station
Kozhikode (19 km from Kadalundi)
Nearest Airport
Karipur International Airport.
By Road
The sanctuary is well connencted via road from Thekkacly, Madurai, Cochin and Thiruvananthapuran
Best Time
Between November to April.

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