lovers. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary consists of mangrove forest
plantations and mangrove scrubs along the small stretch of
land of Mandovi and Mapusa River, and along the Cumbarjua
Canal in Goa. These water bodies are the homeland for various
amphibians and crocodiles.
Birds in the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Starting from water fowls to migratory birds, all kinds of
birds can be found here. There are some resident birds and
these birds are looked after by the sanctuary, so that they
can grow and regenerate in their natural habitat.
How to visit Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
The watch tower is the best place from where tourists can have
a good view of the birds.
Best time to visit Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary remains open throughout the year
and prior permission is needed from the Chief Wild Life Warden
of the Forest Department, Panaji. Dusk and dawn are the best
times for bird watching, apart from that nature walks are the
best way to spot birds on the tree branches and tree-tops.