• Gudavi Bird Sanctuary

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Approx. Distance

75 kms

Attraction

Bird Sanctuary

Directions

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About Gudavi

The Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is the bird watcher’s paradise in Karnataka. The Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is located on the Banavasi Road in Gudavi of Sorab Taluk in Shimoga District. The Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is spread over an area of 73.68 hectares. The Gudavi Bird Sanctuary of Karnataka is one of the five best bird sanctuaries of Karnataka.
In the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary in Karnataka, you will get the opportunity to see varieties of birds from the months of May till November. The Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is spread over an area of 73.68 hectares of land. According to the survey done in 1993, more than 191 different types of birds were recorded in the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary of Karnataka. A natural lake of Gudavi and the large canopy of trees serves as a shelter to the various species of birds. Here is a list of some of the important birds found in the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary of Karnataka:

  • White Pebis0
  • Egrate
  • Snake bird
  • Stone Bill
  • Gray heron
  • Night heron
  • Jungle fowl
  • Pond heron
  • Waterfowl
  • White-headed crane
  • Black-headed crane

Various avian species immigrate from across the globe to the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary at Karnataka, in different seasons for breeding. A platform is built on the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary for bird watchers to have a closer look of the birds. Karnataka’s Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is open to from 6 am to 6 pm between the months of June to November. You can have a spectacular view of this living creature in the sanctuary with a powerful binocular. When you you walk around the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary of Karnataka you will be delighted to hear the greeting of these birds and the cacophony of sounds echoing in the air giving it a serene atmosphere.