Birds to a city or common man mean useless thing as they regularly watches them, but ask from a bird watcher how it is mesmerizing to hear the chirping and tweeting of bird or to explore the a bird sanctuary. Due to its diverse landscape and topography, India is the perfect shelter to the thousand of domestic and migratory birds. Out of the 8650 known species of the birds, India is home to more than 1200 species of rare and endangered bird that includes Racquet Tailed Drogues, Sun Birds, Kingfishers, Drogues, Tree Pies Jungle Owlets, Minvets, Mynas, Pipits, Larks, Siberia Crane, and more. Undoubtedly India is the finest destination for bird watching and you can explore them in the many bird sanctuaries in India for instance: Keoladeo Ghana National Park at Bharatpur in Rajasthan, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in North Goa, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Karnataka, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala, Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary in Orissa, and Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary in Gujarat.
Bird sanctuaries of India provide variety of tourist attractions. Besides birds these sanctuaries are also home to several mammals and reptiles for example in Bharatpur bird sanctuary, one can enjoy several mammals and reptiles in their natural habitat which include Bengal fox, jackal, striped hyena, common palm civet, small Indian civet, Indian grey mongoose Herpestes edwardsi, fishing cat, leopard cat, jungle cat and smooth-coated otter, Ungulates include blackbuck, chital, sambar, hog deer, nilgai and wild boar and feral cattle, Indian porcupine and Indian hare. Reptile boasts off water snakes, Indian python, banded krait, green rat snake, turtles and monitor lizard.
Apart from wildlife attractions, bird sanctuaries emerge as a hub of picnic spots. A weekend holiday with your family or beloved one in the bird sanctuary in India rejuvenates you. The dense, mangrove and evergreen forest cover helps you to forget orthodoxy of life and enjoy the hassle free journey to the bird sanctuaries In India. Even the tranquility of the forest environment attracts thousand of persons who seek peace and solace of life.