Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Ranganathittu is a small (less than 1sq km) but very rick in bird population. The most common birds to spot are Painted Storks, Spoon Bill, White Ibis, Egret, Heron, Partridge. Most of the birds stay on tiny islands within the river, a boat ride can take you real close to them.The river has few corcodiles which can be spotted during boat ride.
Flora and fauna
Take a boat ride. Weekends can be very crowded and you may have stand in the queue for long. Try to arrive around 8:30 when the boat rides starts. Best time to spot birs are down and dusk.
A canteen witin the Sanctury sells tea, coffie and snacks.
There is no lodge or hotels inside the sanctury. Nearest town Srirangapatna is just a few kms from here.