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Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

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Njayappally P.O., Thattekad, India
+91 485 258 8302
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Amazing place for Birders

As Salim Ali had rightly pointed out, this place in Western Ghats is the richest habitat for birds... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Must Visit for all Bird/Nature Lovers!!

Visited Thattekad Bird Sanctuary last week of March 2017. Our primary Objective was to see and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Ravindra K
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Njayappally P.O., Thattekad, India
+91 485 258 8302
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

As Salim Ali had rightly pointed out, this place in Western Ghats is the richest habitat for birds. During our 4 day stay in this place, we spotted almost 60+ species and the rains lent the forest a refreshing look. The damp forest floor and...More

1  Thank RamanujamMS
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited Thattekad Bird Sanctuary last week of March 2017. Our primary Objective was to see and photograph as many birds we can. Even tough we have chosen kind of off-season to visit, we were not disappointed at all. We captured many colorful birds we haven't...More

2  Thank Ravindra K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Get in there early, you can go in before the 7.00 opening and pay when you come out if you talk to the ticket office the day before. Racket-tailed Drongos everywhere, and plenty of unusual birds around if your luck is in. The trails can...More

1  Thank malcolmbirdwatch
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is advertised as one of the most outstanding bird sanctuaries in India. Unfortunately we had only been in the park 10 minutes and there was torrential rain. We managed to walk through the butterfly sanctuary which had some beautiful flowers. We came back the...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 8 March 2017

One of the best bird sanctuaries so far.. Situated close to Kothamangalam, Kerala, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is easily accessible by road and a place one could see birds throughout the year. Be prepared to walk, hours and hours one could wander through the park. Carry...More

Thank SajuSukumar
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Fantastic location , I went on 4 walks with Vinod from Bird songs Homestay, an excellent guide and fantastic birding. You have to pay for trips in to the sanctuary 175 rupees and 500 rupees for the 2 different locations. Highly recommended for nature lovers...More

2  Thank paul b
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

There is an amazing feeling of tranquility with nature.. wonderful place for varieties of birds and insects.. nature at its best...

1  Thank Akhi23
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were fortunate to stay at the Jungle Bird Homestay during our two full day visit to Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. The variety of birds to be found is truly amazing. The trails are well maintained and for the most part can be managed by...More

Thank Peeter P
Reviewed 22 January 2017

With school kids coming on selfie trips with a baggage of loud noise its almost difficult to spot anything. Early morning are the best timings. We asked for a guide but charges were 1000/- buck which to our estimate was quite high with no guarantee...More

Thank Debashis_Dey
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We saw 98 species in our 2 day trip here. There is a variety of habitats. It is worthwhile going with a good guide like Gireesh from Junglebird Homestay.

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