The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, also known as Vembanad Bird Sanctuary, is a renowned avian paradise situated on the banks of Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom, Kerala, India. Spread across an area of around 14 acres, it is a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.


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Avian Abundance

The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is renowned for its diverse birdlife. Spanning across lush wetlands, paddy fields, and mangroves, the sanctuary is home to over a hundred species of resident and migratory birds.

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Scenic Beauty

As you tread through the sanctuary’s trails and pathways, be prepared to be enchanted by the surrounding natural beauty. Serene lagoons, shimmering water bodies, and dense foliage provide an idyllic backdrop, making every step a visual treat.

Migratory Marvels

The sanctuary becomes a hub of activity during the migratory season, attracting birds from as far as Siberia and beyond. Witness the skies and waters come alive with the graceful movements of migratory birds, creating a breathtaking symphony of sights and sounds.

Flora and Fauna

While birds take center stage, the sanctuary is also home to a diverse array of plant and animal life. Keep an eye out for otters, turtles, and various aquatic species that call the sanctuary home.