Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary


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Distance (From Kozhikode Railway Station): 18 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours

Transportation Options: Cab / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 18 Kms from Kozhikode Railway Station, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary (locally known as Kadalundi Nagaram) is located at Malappuram (near Beypore). The sanctuary is situated on a cluster of small islands in Kadalundi River.

The sanctuary is inhabited by more than a hundred species of residential birds and about 60 varieties of migratory birds. It is also known for a wide variety of Fish, Mussels and Crabs. Birds like terns, gulls, herons, sandpipers, whimbrels and other exotic birds are most common species at this place.

The sanctuary covers an area of about 3 Sq. Kms and it is a place of great scenic beauty. The Kadalundi River meets the Arabian Sea near this place. December to April is the best time to visit this place. Visit in early hours of the day for best sighting of the birds.