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List of Bird Sanctuaries in India

Birds belongs to the class Aves and are commonly found everywhere.

There are more than 1210 species of birds found in India, out of which 78 are endemic to the country and other 212 are globally threatened. India has total 72numbers of bird sanctuaries.

These conservation areas helps to protect various species of birds. By protecting their natural habitant we can able to protect these beautiful creatures.

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is the biggest bird sanctuary of India which is situated in Gujarat. Vedanthangal bird sanctuary which is present in Tamil Nadu probably the smallest bird sanctuary of India.

List of Bird Sanctuaries of India-

SL No Name State
1 Atapaka Bird Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
2 Kondakarla Ava Bird Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
3 Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
4 Sri Penusila Narasimha Wildlife Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
5 Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
6 Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
7 Nagi Dam Bird Sanctuary Bihar
8 Najafgarh drain bird sanctuary Delhi
9 Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary Goa
10 Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary Gujarat
11 Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary Gujarat
12 Kutch Bustard Sanctuary Gujarat
13 Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Gujarat
14 Porbandar Bird Sanctuary Gujarat
15 Thol Lake Gujarat
16 Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary Haryana
17 haparwas Wildlife Sanctuary Haryana
18 Gamgul Himanchal Pradesh
19 Attiveri Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
20 Bankapura Karnataka
21 Bonal Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
22 Bankapura Peacock Karnataka
23 Kaggaladu Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
24 Kaggaladu Karnataka
25 Magadi Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
26 Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
27 Puttenahalli Lake Karnataka
28 Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
29 Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary Kerala
30 Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Kerala
31 Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary Kerala
32 Pathiramanal Kerala
33 Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Kerala
34 Mayani Bird Sanctuary Maharashtra
35 Karnala Bird Sanctuary Maharashtra
36 Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary Maharashtra
37 Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary Mizoram
38 Chilika Lake Odisha
39 Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan
40 Tal Chhapar Sanctuary Rajasthan
41 Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
42 Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
43 Koothankulam Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
44 Suchindram Theroor Birds Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
45 Udayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
46 Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
47 Vellode Birds Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
48 Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
49 Sarsai Nawar Wetland Uttar Pradesh
50 Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
51 Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
52 Okhla Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
53 Patna Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
54 Saman Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
55 Samaspur Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
56 Sandi Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
57 Thasrana Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
58 Kulik Bird Sanctuary West Bengal
59 Rasikbill Bird Sanctuary West Bengal
60 Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary West Bengal
61 Nandur Madhmeshwar Bird Sanctuary Maharashtra
62 Hokera Wetland Jammu and Kashmir
63 Wachana Bird Sanctuary Gujarat
64 Gudavi Bird Sanctuary Karnataka

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