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Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary


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Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary Overview

Ranked 3 of 14 sightseeing in Haveri

The Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary lies in the Bankapura village of the Shiggon taluka. The sanctuary is spread over an area of around 139 acres and has the remains of the historic Bankapura Fort. The sanctuary is used for conducting various researches and studies by the Department of Veterinary Sciences.

It is among the few sanctuaries of the country that are exclusively engaged in the conservation and breeding of peacocks. The sanctuary has a high mound and deep trenches that provide a natural habitat to these birds. It is estimated that the sanctuary shelters more than 1,000 peacocks and peahen within its premises.

Woodpecker, babbler, great-horned owl, magpie, green-bee eater, robin and nightjar can also be seen inside the sanctuary. Myna, blue tailed bee eater, paradise flycatcher, spotted dove, tailor bird, kingfisher, parakeet, grey hornbill and black-winged kite are some of the other birds that can be spotted here.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
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Good but needs improvement

Good place to visit for a day. Government however needs to develop such a place.

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