Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary- Karnataka
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is situated at distance of 4 Kms. from Srirangapatna and 19 Kms. from Mysore. The world famous ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali who convinced Maharaja of Mysore about the importance of the place and was declared a bird sanctuary in 1940.
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is the home of large number of migratory birds of different flocks from as far as Siberia, North America and Australia It is an island on the river Cauvery spreads to an area of 0.67sq.km. The Sanctuary includes six islands.