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Karikili Bird Sanctuary

Located about 86 KM from Chennai in Madurantakam Taluk of Chengai Anna District ,, this is one of the most tranquil and beautiful place near Chennai. Spread over 61.21 ha, this comprises of two rain fed irrigation tanks. The water enriched by bird droppings results in increased yield. Beginning with the open billed storks, the birds start arriving in Sept-Oct. Karikkili is a haven for ducks and waders. Pintailed ducks, Garganey teals, common teals, Shovellor, Little Grebe or Dab chick, Herons and Egrets are the other avian visitors.

Openbilled Stork


Nearest Railway Station: Chengalpet
Nearest Airport: Meenambakkam, Chennai
Tourist info
Vedanthangal FRH

Wildlife Warden,
259 Anna Salai, DMS compound,
Teynampet. Chennai 600 006
Ph. 044-24321471

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