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Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary

Hotel Nainaar
Hotel Nainaar
Address: Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
Location: India
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

Janakiram Hotel
Janakiram Hotel
Address: Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
Location: India
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
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About Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary :

Kunthakulam bird sanctuary is situated 33-km south of Tirunelveli in Nanguneri taluk. Kunthakulam is a small and natural scenic village, which is covered with natural forests and ponds. During the season January to April every year more than 10 thousand birds from various countries like Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, USA, Australia migrate here and when the season is over the birds return. Every day more than 5,000 people come here and enjoy. Ariyakulam, 13-km east of Tirunelveli has another bird sanctuary.

Birds at Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary

Amongst the most popular bird species that can be spotted in the Kunthakulam bird sanctuary are Pelicans, Cormorants, Spot-bill Ducks, White Ibis, Egrets, Herons, Minivets, Flycatchers, Kingfishers, Egrets, White Ibis, Partridges, White stork , Greater flamingo ,Quails, Spotted and Brown Doves, Babblers and occasionally, Chipmunks and Pheasant-tailed Jacanas.

Accommodation at Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary

Places to stay while on a trip to Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary is available at the moderate class hotels and lodges in Tirunelveli. Municipal Traveller's Bungalow Circuit House, P.W.D. Vannarapettai Hotel Tamil Nadu are also available.

Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary - How to Get There

Tirunelveli is the nearest city, which is well connected by rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state.

» Rail : The nearest convenient railway station is at Tirunelveli, which is an important railway junction on the southern railway and is connected to all major cities of South India.

» Road : From Tirunelveli, there are regular buses to the sanctuary. A good network of roads serves Tirunelveli. There are bus services to Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, etc.

More Wildlife Sanctuaries of Tamilnadu:

Crocodile Bank
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
Mukkurthi National Park
Guindy National Park
Vedanthangal Water Birds Sanctuary
Point Calimere Bird Sanctuary
Indiara Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary