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Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
It’s a superb hangout for the bird and nature lovers. Load your cameras, click the best shots while exploring marshlands.
The bird sanctuary named after Salim Ali the renowned Indian ornithologist, was actually a waterway mangrove terrain. It is located on the western tip of the Island of Chorao along the River Mandovi, Goa. It is accessible via ferry servicing between Ribander and Chorao. The tiled stride darts between mangroves of Rhizophora Mucronata, Avicennia Officinalis and other species.
The 178 hectare locale of the sanctuary is sheathed by low mangrove forest. The species on record are Striated Heron, Western Reef Heron, Little Bittern, Black Bittern, Red Knot, Jack Snipe and Pied Avocet. It is also home to Mudskippers, Fiddler Crabs and several other mangrove inhabitants.
Explore the marshland embedded with freshness of nature; yes the land of lush in slush.