Mayani Bird Sanctuary

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I, Mayani Bird Sanctuary am located near Vaduj, Maharashtra. I am an ideal tourist destination for people who like bird watching. Bird watching and hiking is the preferable hobby of many city dwellers. If you live is a suffocating and Smokey city, a few days respite is always welcome.

I, Mayani Bird Sanctuary am home to the Mayani Dam and Mayani village. This dam was supposedly built by the British. Migratory bird comes down from colder countries during winder. Approximately 400 migratory birds were reported in 2005 in my vicinity. This gives bird watchers a chance to see exotic birds. Why not spent this time midst of nature?

Birds like Flamingos, Northern Shoveler, Stork and Kingfisher are found at Mayani Bird Sanctuary. Flamingos visit me in the winter season. Bird watching takes patience and enthusiasm. You can just buy a binocular and start reading about the birds in your region, then go for a long holiday amidst nature where you can see birds, which are rare and getting extinct.

I am also a home of many flora and fauna. Tourists can find several species of insects, plants and animals. Further many the herbal and medicinal plants are also available in Mayani Bird Sanctuary vicinity.

Flamingos in Mayani Bird Sanctuary
Flamingos in Mayani Bird Sanctuary

I, Mayani Bird Sanctuary am a place of interest for ecologists because of the huge biodiversity that exists in my territory. But I am also very popular with tourists and adventurous people, because of the beauty of nature that exists at Mayani Bird Sanctuary. I am close to Satara City and am very well connected by train.

There are a variety of hotels and choice of hotels that exists here, you can take your pick from high end or reasonably priced hotel. The birds you can see in my forest and lake is Flamingos, brahminy ducks, common spoonbills, coot, painted storks, and black ibis.  If you don’t want to spend all your time watching birds, you can just have a boat ride in my lake.

Best Time to Visit Mayani Bird Sanctuary

The best time to visit the sanctuary is during winters i.e. in the month of November, December and January. Winter season is a golden opportunity to see the rare species of birds.

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