Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

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Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
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Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
LocationMalappuram, Kerala, India
Total height200 metres (660 ft)
Kadalundi Bridge

The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary lies in the Kozhikode District of the state of Kerala in India. It spreads over a cluster of islands where the Kadalundipuzha River flows into the Arabian Sea. The Sanctuary hill is around 200 m above sea level. It is 29 km from Tirur Town centre and 19 km from Kozhikode city centre. The nearest airport is Karipur International Airport, Malappuram.

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Over a hundred species of native birds have been recorded in the sanctuary, including about 60 species of migratory birds which visit seasonally; these include terns, gulls, herons, sandpipers and cormorants. Notable species are whimbrels and brahminy kites. The sanctuary is well known for a wide variety of fish, mussels and crabs.[1]

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2 Sachin Pavithran AP et.al International Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 8, No. 1 (January-June, 2015) : 69-89 © International Science Press COMMUNITY BASED COASTAL TOURISM: A CASE STUDY OF KADALUNDI VALLIKUNNU COMMUNITY RESERVE http://serialsjournals.com/serialjournalmanager/pdf/1470642100.pdf

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