Point Calimere Bird Sanctuary - Tamil Nadu
Point Calimere Bird Sanctuary :
Spreading over to 377 Sq Kms in area this bird sanctuary is located in nagapattinam district was opened in year 1967 for conservation of Blackbuck, an endangered and endemic species of India.
Variety wild life such as Chital, Wild boar, Bonnet macaque, Black Buck, Flamingoes, Teals, Gulls, Terns, Plavers and Stilts. Special attractions are close encounters with Dolphins and Turtles which often come quite close to the shore.
Variety Of Birds Visiting The Sanctuary Between November and January, the tidal mud flats and marshes are covered with Teals, Curlews, Gulls, Terns, Plovers, Sandpipers, Shanks, Herons and up to 3000 Flamingoes at one time.
Getting there Point Calimere Bird Sanctuary :
By Air : Tiruchirapali Airport is located at a distance of about 225 km.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is Thiruthuraipoondi which is at a distance of about 42 km
By Road : Point Calimere Sanctuary is well connected through roads.