Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
$1 per person
Attiveri is one of the popular bird sanctuaries in Uttara Kannada district, spread over 22 square kms and centered around Attiveri lake. Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is known to be home to about 79 bird species, both residents and migrants can be seen.
Key attractions at Attiveri Bird Sanctuary:
- Commonly seen birds: Black Ibis, cormorants, hornbills, kingfishers, Spoonbill, Barn Swallow, egrets, bee-eaters, parakeets and more
- Wild animals: Such as Wild Pig, Jackal, Jungle Cat, mongoose and others can also be seen.
Dandeli (75 kms), Anshi National Park (125 kms), Unchalli Falls (107 kms) and Banavasi (70 kms) are other places of interest to visit along with Attiveri Bird Sanctuary.
Best time to visit:
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is best visited between November and March.
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is open from 6 AM till 6 PM on all days.
How to reach:
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is 400 kms from Bengaluru and 150 kms from district capital Karwar. Nearest airport is Hubballi (53kms) which is also the nearest major railway station. Public transport is available till nearby town of Mundgod from where taxi can be hired to reach Attiveri Bird Sanctuary.
Hubballi city (44 kms away) is the nearest big city with multiple accommodation options.