Flamingos in Nalsarovar bird sanctuary

Flamingos / Flamingoes is the migratory bird who migrate from northern breeding areas to Nalsarovar lake as its southern wintering grounds. Flamingos in Nalsarovar is one of the rare birds who travels thousand kilometre from their native place to Nalsarovar once in a year. There are almost 200 different species along with Flamingos  who fly hundreds and thousands of kilometres to Nalsarovar lake in Gujarat. Nalsarovar is a bird watcher’s paradise. Tourists coming to Nalsarovar enjoys watching Flamingos bird during the Indian winters.

Flamingos in Nalsarovar
Flamingos at Nalsarovar

As many as 200 types of birds mainly waterfowl inhabit this lake and come from as far as Siberia. Nalsarovar in Gujarat is a bird watcher’s paradise. Best time to visit Nalsarovar is in winter between November to February. However, migratory birds starts arriving in October and stay until April but their population reaches its peak in mid winter. Best time to see the birds is early in the morning and in the evening.


Nalsarovar is a Bird Sanctuary, a serene marshland with shallow waters (4-5 ft) which contains 36 small islands. Nalsarovar-Ahmedabad distance is about 60 km located near Sanand Village, in Gujarat. Mainly inhabited by migratory birds as their wintering ground, Nalsarovar wetland is the largest wetland bird sanctuary in Gujarat, and one of the largest in India. Tourists visit to watch Flamingos in Nalsarovar.

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