About Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Spread out over 14 hectares, one comes across numerous rare avian species in these parts. Located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake in Kottayam, one gets to see a variety of migratory birds that flock in thousands, ranging from places like the Himalayas to Siberia. People who visit in June and August are treated to many rare sights. This is the breeding season of the resident wetland birds such as Indian Darter, Little Cormorant, different species of egrets and herons, White Ibis and several species of kingfishers. People also get to see the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, water duck, Siberian Cranes, parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers and wood beetles. Boating trips around the sanctuary is extremely relaxing.

Quick Facts

Timings 06:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Visit Duration: 60 Minutes

Address: Kavanattinkara Saktheeswaram Temple Road, Kavanattinkara, Kumarakom, Kerala 686563, India

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