Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is situated in Kottayam district in the state of Kerala on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Bird Sanctuary is set in the Kerala Backwaters is a favourite haunt of migratory birds. The sanctuary was formerly known as Baker’s Estate. Currently, the bird sanctuary is managed by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation. The main attractions are local birds and the migratory birds like Wildfowl, Cuckoo, Owl, Egret, Heron, Cormorant, Moorhen, Darter, and Brahminy kite, as well as the migratory Siberian Crane, Parrot, Teal, Lark, Flycatcher, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons. Some of the migratory birds come from the Himalayas, and a few from Siberia.