Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is one of the most popular bird sighting spots in the country. This 14-acre bird sanctuary was earlier a tree plantation, is located on the eastern banks of the Vembanad Lake. Alfred George Baker laid the base of Kumarakom village and also the bird sanctuary by recovering 500 acres of wetlands from the Vembanad lake in the year 1840. Then the descendent of Baker, Henry developed this bird sanctuary and built it more attractive to draw the attention of domestic as well as international tourists. The bird sanctuary was popular by the name of Baker's Estate earlier.
... Tourists who visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala in the month of June to August can view rare sights. These months are the breeding months of the resident wetland birds such as Indian Darter, Little Cormorant, different species of egrets and herons, White Ibis and several species of kingfishers. Tourists can also get to witness the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, water duck, Siberian Cranes, parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers and wood beetles. A walk through the dense green forest is extremely relaxing and will offer tourists the best of Kumarakom. A journey along the Vembanad Lake is the best way to experience the bird sanctuary.
Q. What Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is famous for?
Ans. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is famous for the bird species live here.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary?
Ans. Illikkal Kallu, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Elaveezhapoonchira, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Illikkal Kallu, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Elaveezhapoonchira, Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Vembanad Lake, and Marmala Waterfall
Q. How to Reach Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary?