Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is most favorite tourist destination of Kozhikode. It is the most attractive bird sanctuaries in Kerala. It is an ideal and fmaous tourist place for nature lover, birds lovers .
Location : Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is located just 19 km away from the Kozhikode city.
About Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary seems to be a favourite place among animal loving travelers to Calicut. Locally Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is known as Kadalundi Nagaram. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is an ideal home of more than a 100 species of native birds and over 60 different types of migratory birds come to this sanctuary in huge numbers. This Sanctuary is extended over 3 square kms area. It is spread over a cluster of islands in a scenic area surrounded by hillocks where the Kadalundi River flows into the Arabian Sea. sThe climate of this Sanctuary is superb throughout the year.
It is surrounded by the hillocks and Kadalundi River that provides breathtaking views of the river mouth and the sea. From chirping songs of different birds to the colorful vistas of the forested land, a travel to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is an memorable experience.
Main Birds that are seen in this Sanctuary are : Terns, Whimbrels, cormorants, Gulls, Sandpipers, Herons. Other migratory birds come to this Sanctuary during month of November every year and fly back by the end of April. Black bulbul, Woodpecker, laughing thrush, jungle fowl, myna, kingfisher and peafowl are some of the other inhabitants that are found in this Sanctuary. The sanctuary is also home to a wide variety of fish, mussels and crabs.
Tourists can enjoy the trekking facility in this Sanctuary.
Best Time to visit : Best time to visit this Sanctuary is in the early hours of the days, from December to April.
Near By tourist attraction : Beypore Port is another tourist attraction near this Sanctuary. This port is located just 7 kms form Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary.