On 10th October every year, people around the world celebrate World Bird Migratory Day. This day is celebrated to create awareness highlighting the need for the conversation of migratory birds and their habitats. People around the bird organize public events such as bird festivals, education programmes, exhibitions and bird watching excursions to celebrate the day.
This year’s theme ‘ Birds Connect Our World ‘ has been chosen to highlight the importance of conserving and restoring the ecological connectivity that support natural movements of migratory birds that are essential for their survival and well-being.
Karnataka has the most beautiful bird sanctuaries which are home to a large number of local migratory geese, flamingos and crane. The Indian State of Karnataka has 565 bird species within its boundaries. With a forest area of about 38,720 square kms, the bird sanctuaries are scattered across its land.
Must Visit Bird Sanctuaries In Karnataka
- Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
- Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
- Magadi Bird Sanctuary
- Bonal Bird Sanctuary
- Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
- Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
- Dandeli Sanctuary
- Kaggaladu Bird Sanctuary
- Adichunchanagiri Bird Sanctuary
- Ghataprabha Bird Sanctuary
- Kokkarebellur Bird Sanctuary