Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Kumbakonam - Calimere Wildlife - Bird Sanctuary

Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary is spread around 333 sq km, which is also known locally as , 90 km southeast of Kumbakonam Thanjavur, Chennai

It is noted for its vast flocks of migratory waterfowl, Calimere’s tidal mud flats are home to teals, shovellers, curlews, gulls, terns, plovers, sandpipers, shanks and herons from November to January.

The easiest way to get to Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary is from Vedaranniyam, 12km away and the nearest town linked by frequent buses to Nagapattinam or Thanjavur.

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