The Chhari Dhand Conservation Reserve is a legally protected wetland conservation reserve situated at the dry grasslands of Banni and the marshy salt flats at the Rann of Kutch. Chhari means 'salt affected' and dhand refers to 'shallow wetlands'. This wetland gets marshy only during good monsoon receiving water from rivers nearby. The reserve is spread over 80kms of land.
The Chhari Dhand is a paradise for bird-watchers and ornithologists as the land has around 370 species of birds, among which you can find raports, water fly, waders and larks can be easily spotted.