A scenario where you could see infinite shades of colors, singing the dawn chorus and adding up the beauty to our eyes… It would be nothing but magical!
Isn’t it delightful to experience various types of birds fluttering gracefully in the sky, nesting, fishing even bathing at the bay and singing beautiful melodies together…?
Let’s fly away to the mesmerizing bird sanctuaries in Maharashtra.
Karnala Bird Sanctuary
Treat for eyes and ears!
Karnala Bird Sanctuary is situated in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District of Konkan Region. The sanctuary is around 25m high from the sea level.
Rich with natural habitats the sanctuary abounds in bird life with various kinds of resident and migrant birds. There are around 150 species of birds of resident and 37 species of migratory birds that visit the sanctuary during winters. It has two distinct seasons for birding. In the monsoon season birds like Paradise Flycatcher, Shama or Magpie, Robin, and the Malabar Whistling Thrush, which are some of the most melodious avian songsters that can be seen! A variety other birds Racket-Tailed Drongo, Red Vented Bulbul, Horn Bill, Myna, Owl, Ashy Rain War Blur, and two rare birds Ashy Minimet and Spotted heart Woodpeckers have been sighted here.
Nandur-Madhmeshwar Bird sanctuary
The Bharatpur of Maharashtra!
Nandur Madhmeshwar Bird Sanctuary is located in Niphad Tehsil of Nashik district in Western Maharashtra. Nandur Madhmeshwar Bird Sanctuary is a harbour for thousands of beautiful and migratory birds. There are more than 230 species of birds, out of which 80 are migratory species. The migratory birds found in this sanctuary are White Stork, Glossy Ibis, Spoonbills, Flamigo, Goose Brahminy Duck, Pintails, Mallard, Wigeon, Gargenery Shoveller, Pochardds, Cranes Shanks, Curlews, Pratincole Wagtails, Godwits, Weavers, etc. The resident birds include Black Ibis, Spot Bills, Teals, Little Grabe, Cormorants, Egrets, Herons, Stork, Kites, Vultures, Buzzards, Harriers, Osprey, Quails, Patridges, Eagles, Water Hens, Sand Pipe, Swifts, Grey hornbill, Peafowl, etc.
Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary
Paradise for water birds!
Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary is situated in Aurangabad and Ahamadnagar district in Marathawara region. The presence of the Nathsagar Lake in the sanctuary, make the surrounding areas rich in aquatic flora and fauna.
It has attracted many species of resident and migratory birds. Nearly 200 species of birds are in this area, which includes more than 70 species of migratory birds out of which 45 major species are of international migration. Notable amongst migratory birds are Cranes, Flamingos, Brahmany Duck, Pochards Teals, Pintails, Wigeon, Shovellar, God Wit, Shauces, Glossy Ibis, etc. It is a habitat for resting of local resident birds.
Come , witness the charisma that birds bring to our lives with Buffyfish!
Get ready with your binoculars for some mind blowing birding.