A number of particular variants of birds can be found in the unique and diverse typography of Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a 14-acre aviary on the eastern shores of Lake Vembanad. Wildlife Tours India with Namaskar India Tour.
As the fact itself shows, the aviary used to be a tree plantation. In the 1840s, Alfred George Baker laid the foundation for the village of Kumarakom and thus the aviary by reclaiming 500 acres of wetlands from Lake Vembanad. Subsequently, Baker’s descendant, Henry, developed the aviary and made it more attractive to attract tourists. In earlier times, the aviary was known as Baker’s Estate. It is often home to a wide variety of birds, including species such as waterfowl, egrets, herons, cormorants and Brahminy kites. One leisurely rehearsal in the lush green forest will show tourists the simplest of Kumarakom. It is best to take a cruise along Lake Vembanad to experience the sanctuary.
Location: Kumarakom Aviary, Kumarakom 686563, Kerala, India
Schedules: from 06:00 to 18:00, open all day long
Discovered here: rice fields, coconut grove, mangrove, water birds, egret, duck, water hen, cuckoo, owl, Brahminian kite, bearded sting, cormorant, Siberian cranes, teals, larks, parrots, flycatchers.
Ideal time to visit: Between June and August and from November to February to observe migratory birds.