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Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary, located near Mundgod in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is home to 79 species of birds including migratory birds from 22 countries.
The area of Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is 2.23 sq. km. The Attiveri Reservoir was formed as a result of the construction of a dam across Tayawwanahalla in the village of Attiveri. This reservoir attracted many birds, especially aquatic species and was therefore developed as a bird sanctuary. The agricultural fields nearby the sanctuary are host to a variety of aquatic creatures which are a main source of food for the birds of the sanctuary.
The part of the Attiveri Bird sanctuary surrounding the reservoir has riverine and deciduous forests with species such as A. leucophlea, Artocarpus integrifolius, Albizzia lebbeck, Acacia arabica, Dalbergia latifolia, Bombax malabarica, Tectona grandis, Borassus flabellifer and Bambusa arundianacea.
Attiveri Bird sanctuary houses birds like little cormorant, , spoonbill, Indian shag, cattle egretpied kingfisher, white-breasted kingfisher, white ibis, common grey hornbill and common swallow.
Best time to visit the Attiveri Bird sanctuary is between November and March.
Distance from Attiveri Bird Sanctuary:
Bangalore: 400 km
Hubli: 50 km
How to get there:
By Road: Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is well connected by roads.
Routemap from Bangalore to Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Bangalore - Shiggoaon - Mundagod - Attiveri
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