Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka in India and it is located three kilometers away from the historic town of Srirangapatna and 16 kilometers from Mysore. The sanctuary attracts a huge number of visitors every year and it is one of the best destination of the migratory birds among all the sanctuaries in India.Every year a number of bird lovers throng the sanctuary to see the avian in-habitants of the sanctuary. The sanctuary is quite popular both among Indian and foreign tourists. Apart from home to native avian habitants, the sanctuary each year attracts a large number of migratory birds. Wildlife experts believe that migratory birds come to this sanctuary as far as from Siberia, Australia and even North America.

places which you can visit near Ranganathittu

Mysore - Mysore is a wonderful tourist destination that you can visit on your tour to Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Mysore is famous for its historical monuments and gardens. If you want to extend your tour, you can visit Bangalore, the capital city of Karanataka.

Birds at Ranganathittu:

  • Asian Paradise-flycatcher
  • Indian Grey Hornbill
  • Painted Stork
  • Tickell's Blue-flycatcher
  • River Tern
  • Painted Stork
  • White-throated Fantail
  • Great Thick-knee
  • Eurasian Spoonbill

  • Intermediate Egret
  • River Tern
  • Black-crowned Night-heron
  • Lesser Fishing-eagle
  • Grey-headed Fishing-eagle
  • Tickell's Blue-flycatcher
  • Pale-billed Flowerpecker
  • White-browed Wagtail
  • Asian Openbill

  • Great White Egret
  • White-cheeked Barbet
  • White-rumpedMunia
  • Black-headed Ibis
  • Great Cormorant
  • Little Cormorant
  • Large Cormorant
  • Open-billed stork
  • Lesser Whistling Teal