This sanctuary is placed in Porbandar District in Gujarat. This is the only unique sanctuary in India where a universal co-existence of mankind and nature is found. Porbandar Bird Sanctuary is the only bird sanctuary found in Gujarat covering 1 square km, which secured lots of species of birds. Inside this sanctuary a lake is built for inviting birds as well as special species of migratory process.
Bird watching is a popular activity and visitors come from across the country to capture them in their cameras must visit this place as it is one of the best bird watching travel destinations of India. Another reason for this place to be popular is it being the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. Some come to show their desire towards Mahatma’s sole and ask for better world.
The most important place of this state, the Mahal has been converted into a museum for visitors to visit. This city has been prosperous for its trade with different countries but now it has been converted into an industry and conducting industry for the place.
For visitors, hotels of heritage in Rajkot has been provided apart from that guest house are also available like lord eco inn and hotel kuber are good. Visitors are requested to get in touch with higher authorities for more detailed information.
History of Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
Years back the government in 1988 protected this area as well as preserved different kinds of birds making sanctuary and preserving them. Keeping in mind about the migratory birds’ government took over and made it one of the best places of interest in Gujarat. Flamingos, Coots, Pelicans, Grebes, Avocets, Bittern, Storks, Ducks & geese, Cormorants, Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Spoonbill, Cranes, Whistling Teals, Gulls, Terns, Jacanas, Red shanks, Ruff, Indian roller, etc. are among the widely known birds that have been dominating the territory.
Where is it located?
The sanctuary is situated in the Porbandar district of Gujarat. Lying in the heart of the city, it serves as a perfect example where nature and man can coexist and survive.
Ideal Visiting Time
Although it is open all year round, but the best season is preferred in winters that is October to March. Visitors who visit this time get the best experience with chance to see different species of birds.