If you are a bird enthusiast then you should definitely visit this bird sanctuary in Kumarakom. This bird sanctuary is best known for the migratory birds. The sanctuary spreads over an area of 14 acres. It is maintained by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation.
You will get to see a variety of local birds like waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron, cormorant, moorhen, darter, and brahminy kite. As it is known for the migratory birds, you will find migratory birds like Siberian crane, parrot, teal, lark and flycatcher.
The best time to visit this sanctuary is during the months of May to November.
You can take a flight from Cochin International Airport, about 94 km from the Sanctuary and if you are travelling by train then Kottayam is just at a distance of 13 km.