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Salim Ali Bird sanctuary is one of the famous bird sanctuaries located on western tip of the Island of Chorao along the river Mandovi, Goa in India. The sanctuary is named after Salim Ali, the eminent Indian ornithologist. Other than the beaches of Goa, it is truly an amazing place for nature lovers and bird watchers. You can explore the wide variety of plants and birds at the sanctuary. To reach the sanctuary, take a cab, auto or bus till the Ribandar ferry dock from panaji and then travel across the Mandovi River to the Charao Island via ferry. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary tour packages offer great facilities for travelling to this wonderful place.
Built in an area of 178 ha (440 acres), the place is covered with a thick layer of mangrove forest. The place is the habitat of rich species of birds. One can find many different kinds of birds and animals, including species such as the mudskipper and the black drongo. The best time to visit the place is during morning or late evening when you will get to see a lot of birds. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary travel and tourism provides the best way of travelling to this enchanting place.
Through the sanctuary is opened throughout the year, it is better to avoid summers and spring months to travel to the location as it is very hot and humid at that time. The ideal time to visit Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is from October to March.