Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary


Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary Overview

Ranked 6 of 14 sightseeing in Sahibganj

The Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary is the only bird sanctuary in the entire state of Jharkhand. This Sanctuary is famous as a stop point for a large number of migratory birds that come here in winters from Europe and Siberia. This entire sanctuary is spread over a total area of 5.65 sq km. The main birds in the place include Pratincole, Egret, Wagtail, Plover, Lapwing, Stork, Ibis, Heron, Wader, etc.

Apart from being a popular birdwatcher’s site, this sanctuary is also home to two lakes namely Berhale and Pataura. Pataura Lake covers 155 hectares and Lake Berhale, 410 hectares. Birds like darters, jacanas, dabchicks, cormorants, teals, and gulls make their home in the region around the lakes.

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