Tag: Birds in Nalsarovar Sanctuary
There are More than 200 types of Birds in Nalsarovar Sanctuary mainly waterfowl inhabit this lake and come from as far as Siberia. Nalsarovar in Gujarat is a bird watcher’s paradise, one can find rosy pelicans, lesser and greater flamingos, crakes, brahminy ducks, purple moorhen, herons, white storks, various species of bitterns, grebes etc in the lake. 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.
One can visit Nalsarovar in Sanand by personal vehicle or taxi. Gujarat Tourism also offers luxury tent accommodations 1.5km from the lake, other than few more resorts there is no proper accommodation available. It is advisable to stay in Ahmedabad city for better accommodation.
Visitors can take a horse ride at lakeside Nalsarovar national park, there is also an information centre in the sanctuary which gives details of migratory birds and Nal Sarovar itself, can also be given a visit. One can get to know a lot about migratory birds and the sanctuary by visiting the information centre.