19 km from Kozhikode, Kerala
3 sq. kms
Over 60 Species of Migratory Birds
December To April
19 Km from Kozhikode. Main appeal: Elephants, tigers, panthers, jungle, cats, civet cats, monkeys, wild dogs, bisons, deer, bears etc.
The sanctuary, which is extending over a cluster of islands, covers an area of 3 kms in a scenic area surrounded by hillocks. A hillock, which is 200 m above sea level, provides a splendid view of the river mouth and the sea.
The sanctuary is a haven for Migratory Birds. Terns, Gulls, Herons, Sandpipers, Whimbrels, and othermigratory birds flock the place from the month of November and return only by the end of April. The park is also famous for wide variety of Fish, Mussels and Crabs. Best Time to Visit The ideal season to visit is from December to April in the early hours of the day.