Porbandar Bird Sanctuary

Porbandar Bird Sanctuary is situated in the heart of the Porbandar city and spread over an area of about 1 square kilometers. Porbandar Bird Sanctuary of Gujarat is the only bird sanctuary of the state that provides all the legal protection to varied species of birds of those who nests here. You will find a large lake inside the Porbandar Bird Sanctuary of Gujarat that attracts a large number of migratory birds every year.

Porbandar Bird Sanctuary is a distinct and only bird sanctuary of the state. The best time to visit this sanctuary is during winters. Though Porbandar Bird Sanctuary has no emergent vegetation but it is popular for its rich bird life.

The un-agitated and placid ambiance of Porbandar Bird Sanctuary at Gujarat is known to attract a wide variety of migratory and domestic birds. In the evening, the air echoes with the chirping of birds that nests here.

Porbandar Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat caters to a practical example of the peaceful co-existence of man and nature. It has an excellent population of Flamingos and migratory waterfowl. Porbandar Bird Sanctuary has a fresh water lake and a wetland with permanent water resource but the waters are slightly saline due to the salinity of land.

Porbandar Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat harbors rich bird life such as :
  • Flamingos
  • Pelicans
  • Spoonbill
  • Avocet
  • Coot
  • Pintail
  • Little cormorants
  • Little grebe
  • Shoveller
  • Whistling teal
  • Heron
  • Egret.
  • Ibis
  • Gull
  • Tern
  • Jacanas
  • Ruff
  • Red shank
Porbandar Bird Sanctuary of Gujarat is mainly enjoyed by the eco-tourist who comes here to visit the park. While visiting the birth-place of the Mahatma Gandhi do not miss the chance of visiting the Porbandar Bird Sanctuary situated at the heart of the city.

Last Updated on : 30 September 2011