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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary- Nature at it’s best

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a must visit place for nature lovers. The sanctuary is made on the banks of river Cauvery and it is an apt place for bird watchers, provided you visit this place during the season time. The Bird Sanctuary is named after Sri Ranganatha Swamy, an incarnation of Hindu God Vishnu. It is an island on the river Cauvery and it is spread on an area of 40 acres. The Sanctuary includes six islands and was declared a bird sanctuary in 1940. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is an important nesting and breeding ground for the thousands of bird species. This sanctuary welcomes the arrival of a large number of migratory birds of different flocks from as far as Siberia, North America and Australia. Once you get inside the sanctuary, you have to walk parallel the Cauvery River to reach the boating point. If you are an avid nature lover, then you are going to enjoy this walk. One can find some deciduous forests, bamboo, eucalyptus, figs, jamun trees along with some …