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Kusheshwar Asthan Bird Sanctuary is situated in which district of Bihar?
1. Darbhanga
2. Saran
3. Patna
4. None of the above

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Darbhanga

The correct answer is option (1) i.e. Darbhanga.

  • Kusheshwar Asthan Bird Sanctuary consists of 14 villages that come under Kusheshwar Asthan block in Darbhanga
  • It remains waterlogged most of the times. These wetlands are winter capital to at least 15 endangered species of migratory birds from places as far as Mongolia and Siberia.
  • Under Wildlife Protection Act of 1972, these villages (spreading over 7019.75 acres) have been declared as Kusheshwar Asthan Bird Sanctuary.
  • One can spot Dalmatian Pelican, Indian Darter, Bar-headed goose, Siberian Crane and many more between November and March. Kusheshwar Shiva Temple lies nearby from which the name of this place is derived.

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