Salim Ali Bird Sanctaury - Karnataka
Salim Ali Bird Sanctaury
On the western tip to the island of Chorao along River Mandovi, mangrove swamps cover this bird-watchers' paradise aptly named after India's best-known ornithologist.
Open throughout the year, the sanctuary can be visited with the permission of the Chief Wild Life Warden, Forest Department, Junta House, Panaji. Apart from a rich variety of coastal birds, one may spot flying foxes, jackals and crocodiles.
How To Get There
Visitors have cross over from Ribandar to Chorao by ferry or canoe and walk to the sanctuary.