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Keetham Lake And Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra


Keetham Lake is situated on Agra-Delhi NH2 highway about 12 km away from Sikandra and 20 k from Agra. The picturesque water body stands in the midst of serene surroundings and is an ideal picnic destination for recreation and relaxation from the hectic work schedule in city life.

Formed by the water collected in the catchment area of about 7.13 sq km, the pentagon shaped Keetham Lake hosts a wide array of water birds and fish that further add to its charm and beauty. Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Located close to Keetham Lake, the scenic Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is home to approximately 100 species of native and migratory birds, twelve species of mammals and 18 species of reptiles.

Some of the major bird species found here include Siberian cranes, Brahminy ducks, Spoonbills, Saurus cranes, shovellers, gadwalls and bar-headed geese. It can also be accessed from Keethan Railway Station. The UP Forest Department designated the whole area as a National Bird Sanctuary on 27 March 1991.


Keetham Lake And Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Photos