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Thettekkad Bird Sanctuary
(Devikulam Taluk):
 
Ernakulam Bird Sanctuaries, the most exciting tour packages in keralaThe one and only sanctuary of its kind in Kerala, the Thattekkad Bird sanctuary was constituted in 1983. This bird sanctuary, a peninsular land of 25 sq. km is covered with deciduous forests and plantation of rosewood, teak etc.

The sanctuary was designed by Dr.Salim Ali, the renowned ornithologist. He is reported to have identified 167 birds and his student, Dr. Sugathan, 207, In addition, the Bombay Natural History Society has identified 253 species here. The Thattekkad bird sanctuary attract nature lovers from all over the world.

The rivers are rich in fishlife and are shallow for most of the year. One may even spot the rare Ceylon frog-mouth or the rose billed roller here while enjoying the boat cruise from Bhoothathankettu to Thattekkad or looking out of the room from the Hornbill Inspection Bungalow at Thattekkad.
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Main attractions: Birds: Indian rollers, cuckoos, common snipes, crow pheasants, jungle nightjar, kites, grey drongos, Malabar trongons, woodpeckers, large pied wagtails, baya sparrows, grey jngle fowls, Indian hill mynas, robins, jungle babblers, sunbirds and darters.
Rare Birds:
Crimson-throated barbets, bee-eaters, shrikes, fairy bluebirds, grey-headed fishing eagles, black winged kites, night herons, grey hornbills and Malabar hornbills.

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