Kumarakom Bird SanctuaryBy Gibyjoseph
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is also an important tourist attraction which is home to various species of birds. It is an ideal place for bird watching and wildlife trekking tour.
Attractions in the Sanctuary
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuaryis a haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers. Its beautiful location against the backdrop of gleaming backwaters makes it an ideal place for holiday spending. It offers you a chance to explore the rich flora of Kumarakom as you get to see many species of beautiful birds residing in the vast spread of vibrant trees and bushes. Prominent birds found at Kumarakom include water fowls, owls, herons, larks, wood beetle, water duck, fly catchers and teal.
However, this sanctuary also serves as a winter abode to many migratory birds. Some of the seasonal birds spotted in the sanctuary are darter, teal, egret, kingfishers and the Siberian stork.
When to visit?
The best time to visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is during winter season as this is that time of the year when you will see the most exotic display of seasonal birds migrating from Siberia and other places. Take an early trek in the morning or before the sunset if you want to spot these lovely creatures. Houseboats can be hired which flow all along the scintillating backwaters around the sanctuary.
So, if you love birds and want to catch the glimpse of various species of birds in their natural habitat, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is one of the best places to be. It is truly an Ornithologist’s Paradise.
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