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Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary Location
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, about 19 km from Kozhikode and 7 km from Beypore port
on the Arabian Sea, Malappuram district, north Kerala
Bird Sanctuary is spread over a cluster of islands in a scenic area surrounded
by hillocks where the Kadalundi River flows into the Arabian Sea. The place is
locally known as Kadalundi Nagaram.
This virgin land is the abode of
a hundred species of native birds and over 60 varieties of migratory birds that
flock here in large numbers during February-March.
A hillock nearby,
which is 200 m above sea level, offers a splendid view of the river mouth and
the sea. Kadalundi is also known for a wide variety of fish, mussels and crabs.
Kadalundi bird sanctuary is the most attractive Bird Sanctuary
in all of Kerala. Kadalundi bird sanctuary lies at a distance of 19 km from Kozhikode.
Kadalundi bird sanctuary is the haven giving shelter to more than a hundred varieties
of native birds. Over 60 species of migratory birds flock here in large numbers.
The Kadalundi bird sanctuary, Kerala is also known for a wide variety of
Fish, Mussels and Crabs which inhabit the water bodies near the place. The ideal
season for a visit to this amazing place is, from December to April, during the
early hours of the day. A day’s trip from Kozhikode should be sufficient to explore
the sanctuary. So, just pack your bags and set out a Saturday or Sunday morning
to revel amidst the numerous birds, flying past you into the azure skies.
If you are in Kadalundi bird sanctuary, you can get an opportunity
to see various species of snakes such as the cobra, krait and the viper, as well.
This wildlife sanctuary houses the largest number of birds in the whole of Kerala.
The birds inhabiting the places are woodpecker, black bulbul, jungle fowl, laughing
thrush, myna, kingfisher and peafowl. The Kadalundi bird sanctuary has adopted
several scientific methods that avoid any harm and facilitate the habits and habitats
of the innumerable birds flocking into the sanctuary every year.
Nearest railway station: Kozhikode, about 19 km from Kadalundi.
Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport, about 23 km from Kozhikode town.