Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, located 50 kilometers off Delhi, is a haven to a variety of domestic and migratory birds. This sanctuary has been modeled on the famous Bharatpur bird sanctuary that is just 100 kilometers. Artificial mounds have been put and then turned into a green glade. The marsh has been converted into water bodies.
Birds have fallen into the mirage. This artificial sanctuary attracts
birds in thousands and the number is increasing with every passing year.
Winter brings in birds from as far as Siberia. The most famous among
these is Arctic Turn. Geese from Europe join them. The fauna includes
Darters, Egrets, Arctic Turns, Gadwall, Teals and Kingfishers among
others. Over 100 species have been identified here till now and the
number is increasing day by day.
Dr. Salim Ali, the famous ornithologist, made the place famous.
Birdwatchers and biologists from all over the world flock this place and
study the trends in specially made hideouts and cenotaphs. The rest
house has a world-class facility but is always crowded so don't miss to
book it in advance.
The climate of this region is tropical in nature. Monsoon approaches
this place in the month of July and continues till mid-September. The
best season to visit this park is post-monsoon and winters as the
chances of seeing the exclusive wildlife of this park is more in these
months. This is the season, which attracts Arctic Turns and Cranes from
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
|Location||In Haryana, just 50 km from Delhi|
|How to Reach||Hire a cab for night|
|Attractions||Migratory birds and Flora|
|Timing||Post monsoon in the months from Sept to Dec|