Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary is a famous bird watching spot in Thirthahalli, Karnataka. It is 30 km from Shivamogga city and 31.2 km from Thirthahalli. It is located on the banks of the Tunga river which flows through the hilly region of Karnataka. The sanctuary is known for its scenic beauty and its importance as a habitat for various species of birds.
Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary attracts a wide variety of migratory and resident birds. Attracts large numbers of birds between July and September. Among the migratory birds you can spot many other species like Maiden Egret, Pied Kingfisher, Woolly Neck Stock, Night Herons, Open-Billed Storks and many others.
The area is surrounded by lush greenery and serene landscape. Its location on the Tunga River provides an ideal habitat for birds and makes it an excellent spot for birdwatching.
The sanctuary offers a great opportunity for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts to observe and photograph bird species in their natural habitat. Visitors can walk along the banks of the river and watch birds from designated viewing areas.
The best time to visit Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary is during the winter season from November to February. As migratory birds from different regions visit the sanctuary it increases the diversity of bird species.
Thirthahalli is surrounded by beautiful natural spots including waterfalls, forests and hills, making it a favorite destination for nature lovers and trekkers. The serene atmosphere and pleasant climate of this region attracts tourists from different parts of the country.