Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

High Court Road
Kochi, KL - 682031

Type: Parks
0484 246 8680
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Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary, situated in the heart of Kochi city in Kerala, India, is a verdant oasis that serves as a vital habitat for a diverse array of bird species amidst the urban landscape. Spanning an area of approximately 2.74 hectares, this small yet significant sanctuary is a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.

The sanctuary is characterized by lush mangrove forests, wetlands, and shallow water bodies, creating an ideal habitat for both resident and migratory bird species. Mangalavanam is home to over 72 species of birds, including resident species such as the little egret, Indian pond heron, black-crowned night heron, and migratory species like the northern pintail, garganey, and common teal.

One of the key attractions of Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary is the opportunity to observe birdlife up close in its natural habitat. Visitors can explore the sanctuary through well-maintained trails and elevated walkways, offering vantage points for birdwatching and photography. The sanctuary's tranquil ambiance and scenic beauty provide a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

In addition to its avian inhabitants, Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary is also home to various species of butterflies, dragonflies, and other small animals, adding to the biodiversity of the area. The sanctuary's mangrove ecosystems play a crucial role in maintaining the ecological balance of the region, acting as a natural buffer against coastal erosion and providing valuable habitat for marine life.

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary is not only a site of ecological importance but also serves as a center for environmental education and awareness. The sanctuary conducts programs and workshops on bird conservation, wetland management, and sustainable development, engaging visitors and local communities in efforts to protect the area's natural heritage.

Overall, Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of nature amidst an urban environment. Whether you're a birdwatching enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply looking for a peaceful retreat, a visit to Mangalavanam promises a memorable and enriching experience amidst the sights and sounds of Kerala's avian wonders.

Besides this park, there are three more parks listed in Kochi. There's also twenty-four attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary on the map above. If you need any other information on Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary that is not listed here, please call 0484 246 8680 or visit their website.

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