Mayani Bird Sanctuary (Satara – Maharashtra – India)


The Mayani bird sanctuary is established on an old dam. Built during the regime of British Empire, this sanctuary has more than 400 types of birds and species. Regarded as one of India’s most prominent bird sanctuaries, Mayani is a paradise for ornithologists who often come here to study different species of flora and fauna. You can also find a lot of herbal and medicinal plants flourishing here. Birds like the northern shoveller, stork and kingfisher can be found at the sanctuary. Other resident and migratory bird species in the winter season include: coot, brahminy duck, black ibis, painted stork, common spoonbill etc.

Veeranpuzha Beach (Ernakulam – Kerala – India)

  Veeranpuzha is a lake in Kochi, Kerala, India. It is the northern extension of Vembanad Lake.