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KOONTHANKULAM BIRD SANCTUARY, TIRUNELVELI

World India Tamil Nadu Tirunelveli Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary
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Koonthankulan Bird Sanctuary is a protected area which was declared as a Bird Sanctuary. Koonthankulam is the largest reserve for water breeding bird. The people in Koonthankulam village play major role in protecting both resident and migratory bird. The nests and fledglings of these birds are carefully taken care of every villager. The excreta of the birds are preserved and used as fertilizers for farms by the villagers. The sanctuary has watch tower, interpretation center, children park etc can be visited throughout the year. Nearly 43 species of birds visits this sanctuary. As per the survey nearly 10000 migratory birds visit the reserve during the winter seasons.

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Category
Wildlife
Languages
Tamil & English
Altitude
93m
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Tirunelveli
India Tamil Nadu Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary

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Lakshmy Ashok
Lakshmy
Feb 14, 2016
The bird nest from January 15 th onwards. Amazing sight. A perfect day trip with packed breakfast from Anantya Resorts.
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