Porbandar Birds Sanctuary
Porbandar Birds Sanctuary

Porbandar Birds Sanctuary

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Porbandar Birds Sanctuary

Near Chaupati, Porbandar
Gujarat.
Phone : 0286 2242551

Porbandar Birds Sanctuary

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About the Sanctuary

Porbandar Birds SanctuaryDeclared as a sanctuary in November' 1988. Porbandar Bird Sanctuary in the Western part of the state provides the practical example of co-existence of man and nature. The sanctuary falls on the migratory route of the birds. The area supports good population of flamingoes and other resident and migratory waterfowls. In fact, during more favourable years, even flamingoes have been reported to prefer this area for nesting.

Porbandar Birds Sanctuary150 species of bird

Porbandar Birds SanctuaryFlamingoes (greater and lesser), grebes, pelicans, ducks and geese, avocet, coots, cormorants, herons, egrets, bittern, storks, ibis, spoonbill, cranes, whistling teals, gulls, terns, jacanas, ruff, red shanks, Indian roller etc.

Porbandar Birds SanctuaryAddress : Assistant Conservator of Forests,
Porbandar Birds Sanctuary, Near Chaupati, Porbandar, Gujarat
Phone(O) : 0286 2242551
Porbandar district, Porbandar city on the Western coast of Saurashtra
Sanctuary Area : 9.33 ha.

Visitors to Gir Sanctuary

Sr. No. Year Indian Visitors Foreign Visitors Total
1 2007-08 39926 5230 45156
2 2008-09 52676 4424 57100
3 2009-10 200420 5151 205571
4 2010-11 110054 5897 115951
5 2011-2012 385705 8498 394203
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  • The Nearest airport is Porbandar (1 kms)
  • Ahmedabad (400 kms.) Approximately
  • The Nearest bus station is Porbandar (5 kms).

The Nearest Railway station are :

  • Porbandar - 1 kms
  • Winter
  • Kirti Mandir, birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi
  • Bharat Mandir Planetarium
  • Barda Wildlife Sanctuary- 35 kms
  • Good hotels at Porbandar.
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