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Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary

Bird Sanctuary In Tamil Nadu Nunthakulam Bird Sanctuary Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary or Kunthankulam is a 1.2933 km2 (0.4993 sq mi) protected area declared as a sanctuary in 1994. It adjoins the tiny village of Koonthankulam in Nanguneri Taluk of Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is just 38 km away from Tirunelveli (a bustling town on the banks of the Tambaraparani River). It is composed of Koonthankulam and Kadankulam irrigation tanks, conveniently linked by tar road This is the largest reserve for breeding water birds in South India. International name: Kunthangulam Bird Sanctuary, IBA Code: IN269, Criteria: A1, A4i.

Mudumalai Bird Sanctuary

The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is located amidst the beautiful Nilgiri Hills. This is the point where the Western Ghats merge with the Eastern Ghats. The relief of the sanctuary is an interesting mix of plain, swamp, undulating parkland, open grassland, valleys and streams. There is a National Park measuring 103 sq km inside the sanctuary. The Mudumalai Wildlife sanctuary is home to a variety of vegetation. As a nature and wildlife lover, you will find the breathtaking surroundings of the sanctuary very appealing. The hilly terrain of the Western Ghats, with dense forests, adds to the attraction of the wildlife sanctuary. As you move on the Mysore-Ooty highway through the national Park, you will find yourself surrounded by nature all the way.

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is located near Vedanthangal Karikili in the district of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. It covers an area of 0.3 sq km (square kilometers).Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is one of the oldest bird sanctuaries in India, and has been fiercely protected by the local population for well over 250 years

Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary

Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is a famous 481 km² Protected area in Thiruvallur District of Tamil Nadu state near Elavur and Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh in South India. Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish-water eco-system in India after Chilka lake in Orissa

The Pulicat sanctuary is drained by Arni river while the Buckingham canal brings in the city’s drainage water. At the southern end is an opening on to Bay of Bengal through a shallow mouth of 200 m in width. The rest of the lake is closed by a sand bar running parallel to the Bay of Bengal in the form of the Sriharikota island.

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary(PCWBS) is a 21.47-square-kilometre (8.29 sq mi) protected area in Tamil Nadu, South India along the Palk Straight where it meets the Bay of Bengal at Point Calimere at the southeastern tip of Nagapattinam District. The sanctuary was created in 1967 for conservation of the near threatened Blackbuck Antelope, an endangered endemic mammal species of India. It is famous for large congregations of waterbirds, especially Greater Flamingos.

MookanEri Bird Sanctuary

Here is a cool thing which is been happening in Salem. A Group called  Salem Citizens Forum has joined hands together in the interest to save our Water Resource of our City.Apart from the numerous campaigns that the forum has launched to address the environmental concerns of the city,  they have adopted one of the biggest water spread in the city for Eco Restoration. Mookaneri, situated in the heart of the city is an ideal spot to be converted into a Bird Sanctuary. They are desilting the 58 acre lake & are creating islands for trees to be planted on the mounds created which would create more storage space for water to reclaim the ground water level & provide nesting areas for birds. Space would be created for almost 25000 trees to be planted. These trees would provide enough space for birds to nest

Vaduvoor Birds Sanctuary

Vaduvoor Bird Sanctuary is located in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu. The nearest city, Thanjavur, is located 25 kms from the sanctuary. Created in July 1999, the Sanctuary attracts more than 40 species of water birds like Ibis, Painted stork, Grey pelican, Pintail, Cormorant, Teals, Herons etc..

Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary

Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary This .384 km2 (0.148 sq mi) Protected area, declared in June 1977, near Thirupattur in Sivaganga district Includes the Periya Kollukudi Patti, Chinna Kollukudi Patti and Vettangudi Patti Irrigation tanks

Vellode Bird Sanctuary
Vellode Birds Sanctuary of Erode District of Tamil nadu, has an area of 77.185 ha. Comprising of 75.935 ha of Periyakulam Yeri and 1.250 ha of odai poramboke in SF No.503 in Vadamugam Vellode village.
 
 
 
State Wise Bird Sanctuaries In India
Andhra Pradesh(9) Arunachal Pradesh(1) Assam(4) Bihar(2)
Gujrat(3) Jharkhand(1) Karnataka(7) Kerala(1)
Madhya Pradesh(2) Maharashtra(4) Delhi(1) Orissa(1)
Rajasthan(2) Tamil Nadu(9) Uttaranchal(1) Uttar Pradesh(6)
West Bengal(3) Haryana(1)    
 
 
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