Birds Sanctuary in Kumarakom
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (otherwise called Vembanad Bird Sanctuary) is arranged at Kumarakom in Kottayam region in the Indian condition of Kerala, on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Set in the Kerala Backwaters the bird sanctuary is a most loved frequent of transitory birds. Created in an elastic manor as a bird sanctuary by an Englishman, the sanctuary was once known as Baker's Estate. Right now, the bird sanctuary is overseen by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation.The sanctuary is spread more than 14 sections of land (5.7 ha) on the southern bank of the Kavanar River. There is an arrangement of ways for moving around inside the sanctuary. Past the sanctuary, one can take a pontoon ride in Vembanad Lake or along the Kavanar River. Kumarakom is 14 kilometers (8.7 mi) from Kottayam. State Highway No. 1 prompts Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram in inverse bearings. Kochi International Airport at Nedumbassery is 106 km (66 mi) from Kumarakom. Neighboring territories, for example, Kaipuzha Muttu, Pathirmanal, Narakathara, Thollairam Kayal, and Poothanpandi Kayal are additionally great areas for spotting birds.The primary attractions are nearby birds like waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron, cormorant, moorhen, darter, and brahminy kite, and additionally the transient Siberian crane. Parrot, blue-green, warbler, flycatcher, and different birds are seen here amid their separate transient seasons. A portion of the transitory birds originated from the Himalayas, and a couple from Siberia.