Attiveri Bird Sanctuary

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Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
ಅತ್ತಿವೇರಿ ಪಕ್ಷಿಧಾಮ
Attiveri Bird sanctuary
Attiveri Bird sanctuary
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is located in Karnataka
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Coordinates: 15°4′44″N 75°2′29″E / 15.07889°N 75.04139°E / 15.07889; 75.04139Coordinates: 15°4′44″N 75°2′29″E / 15.07889°N 75.04139°E / 15.07889; 75.04139
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Uttara Kannada district
Taluk Mundgod
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Attiveri Bird Sanctuary[1][2] (Kannada: ಅತ್ತಿವೇರಿ ಪಕ್ಷಿಧಾಮ ) is a village in the Mundgod taluk of Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It lies 15 km from Mundgod and 43 km from Hubli-Dharwad.

Spread over an area of about 2.23 km2, the sanctuary is located in and around the Attiveri reservoir. The part of the sanctuary surrounding the reservoir has riverine and deciduous forests.

Birds inhabiting this area include cattle egret, Indian and little cormorants, black-headed ibis, Eurasian spoonbill, pied and white-throated kingfishers, Indian grey hornbill and barn swallow. The agricultural fields surrounding the sanctuary attract a variety of aquatic creatures.

The best time to visit the sanctuary is between November and March.