Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is situated in Malappuram District of the south Indian state of Kerala. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is spread over a group of islands where the Kadalundi River flows into the Arabian Sea.
There are around a 100 species of native birds found at Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary with an area of around two square kilo-meters. Migratory birds numbering around 60 species are also included in this list. There is also a large variety of mussels, fish and crabs in the sanctuary. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary has a hill at a height of around 200 meters above sea level, which provides a superb view of the Arabian sea and the mouth of river Kadalundi.
The ideal months to visit the bird sanctuary at Kadalundi is from November to April, after the Monsoon season. Boat ride in the sea coast is offered to tourists by Kerala state Forest Department to those interested in seeing the turtles. Wildlife Sanctuary at Wayanad is a nearby wildlife sanctuary to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary.
How do I got to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary?
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is at a distance of 19 kilo meters from Kozhikode alias Calicut.
The nearest railway station to the bird sanctuary at Kadalundi is “Kadlundi Railway station” with station code “KN”. This is a small railway station and very few trains stops at Kadalundi. Train No 16859, MS MANGALORE EXP, is the only express train which stops at Kadalundi. The major nearest railway station is at Kozhikode with station code “CLT” (previously known as Calicut).
The nearest airport to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is at Karipur (known as Kozhikode International Airport), at a distance of around 23 kilo meters from Kozhikode city.