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Where is Thattekad Bird Sanctuary located?
1. Kerala
2. Arunachal Pradesh
3. Punjab
4. Gujarat

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Kerala

The correct answer is Kerala.

  • Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is located in Kerala.
  • The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary (also commonly known as the Thattekad Sanctuary) is located in the Kothamangalam Taluk of Ernakulam district on the northern bank of the Periyar river.
  • The sanctuary was notified in 1983 based on a recommendation made by Dr Salim Ali.
  • It is spread over 25 sq. km, it shelters over 500 species of birds and rare birds such as Wayanad laughing thrush, rufous babbler, and white-bellied blue flycatcher.

  • Top Bird Sanctuary in Kerala are:
    • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.
    • Thattekad Bird Sanctuary.
    • Pathiramanal Bird Sanctuary.
    • Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary.
    • Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary.

Top Bird Sanctuary in India are:

Bird Sanctuary Name State
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Rajasthan
Chilika Lake Bird Sanctuary. Orissa
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Haryana
Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary. Gujarat
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary.  Tamil Nadu

 

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