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Bye Humans, Hey Birds! Welcome to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary in Kerala!!

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Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017, 9:00 [IST]
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'Nature is a doctor and birds like medicine for a disturbed mind'. Hey, we are not talking about 'food' but 'food for the soul'! Yes, don't we all need that quiet place to feel relaxed and happy?

Agreed, there are many ways to get rejuvenated, but a place in the lap of nature can always bring more joy. In one such journeys in the search of peace, let us head to the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary in Kerala.

You don't have to be a regular bird watcher, but this place is going to sweep you off with its beauty. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, located around 22 km from Kozhikode, is one of the top bird sanctuaries in Kerala. This sanctuary is formed by a group of islands in the Kadalundi Puzha river. So, one gets to see the quaint vistas of the backwaters along with the colourful birds in this sanctuary.

Location of Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is a group of islands in the Kadalundi Puzha river that joins the Arabian Sea a little further.
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Kadalundipuzha River

Kadalundi River originates at the border of Silent Valley National and finally joins the Arabian Sea near Kadalundi.
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Birds at the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is truly a visual delight; it is a home to different species of resident birds as well as migratory birds. Brahminy Kites, Seagulls, Cormorants, Sandplovers, Turnstones, Sandpipers, etc., are some of the prominent birds found in the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary.
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Vistas of the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

The region is surrounded by cliffs and one such view point from a cliff gives a distant view of the Arabian Sea.
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Best Time to Visit the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

October to March is the best time to visit the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, as you can see the native birds along with some of the migratory birds during this period.

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Timings of the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is open from 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM on all days of the week.
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How to Reach the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is around 22 km from Kozhikode, so it is reachable by road from the town of Kozhikode. Tourists can also go by train and get down at the Kadalundi railway station. By air, the Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport to Kadalundi.
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