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Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
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Small, clean and still beautiful !

Reached there at 7:45 am on a saturday morning.. apart from a few school kids screaming around (they were on an excursion trip)... spent about 4 hours just mesmerized by Grey... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Navi Mumbai, India
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Summit, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A calm and serene place.Dont go expecting any magical views.Whatever the trend of migratory birds you can have a can get a clear picture from this visit.The impact of climate change including.Good thing is that there is no boating or anything that disturbs the birds.And I appreciate the locals for identifying and preserving such a beautiful place

Thank sahayatrika
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is located 15 km away from Chennai - Tirchy highway. Take right at Kolambakkam while coming from chennai. Very Beautiful bird Sanctuary with lot of birds flying around. Tower is arranged inside the sanctuary for visitors. Maintenance and cleanness is very very nice.

3 Thank SURYA K
Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Reached there at 7:45 am on a saturday morning.. apart from a few school kids screaming around (they were on an excursion trip)... spent about 4 hours just mesmerized by Grey Pelicans, Eurasian Spoonbills, Darters catching fish, Cormorants, king fishers, paradise flycatchers etc... lovely place. worth my 4 hours. The awesome thing is that its' so cleanly maintained. Its a... More 

2 Thank kachutan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Even though the migratory season is coming to an end we got see good numbers of birds.we enjoyed the singing and chirping noise thoroughly. Forest department has done a lot of improvement.Kudos

Thank dhanesh b
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

we can take beautiful birds photos....Telephoto lens must....Regarding the route,I saw a video in Youtube which was very helpful..the title was "Chennai to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, Tamilnadu full road trip "...it gave me a clear idea about the route travelling from chennai....parking charge was around 20 rs...the stupid thing was they charge for mobile phone photography also...if you have not... More 

1 Thank happyking112
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Well maintained medium sized bird sanctuary. Not crowded on a Monday afternoon. We spent 3 hours there. Shady paths, great view points, including a small tower. Plenty of painted storks, pelicans and many others easily seen. Entry 5 rupees, car park 30 rupees

1 Thank petercot
Vadodara, India
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Paying the entrance fee of paltry Rs 5 each ( plus Rs 50 for camera ) , we entered the sanctuary at the dam side of a small lake . Along the top of the 4 m high dam , a clean flagstone paved path with benches was being kept cleaner by a small group of women sweepers . There... More 

2 Thank Dilip S
Chennai, India
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was our Entire Staff Day out trip to Vedanthanagal ,,, though I have seen this when I was young , I was blown out while visited here gain and absolutely simmered with the Whistles sounds of the birds and I am sure to plan to visit gain with family soon

Thank MFarook
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Together with our friends we had an outing at the bird sanctuary. We could see a lot of pelicans and storks. Birds staying in their natural habitat was a wonderful sight. View from the watchtower is great. There are ample places to sit down and watch the birds. You should take your own food and snacks as outside only water... More 

Thank Tulechat
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Recently on our weekend trip , we visited this vedanthangal bird sanctuary, wow..!!! It was soo pleasent to see huge crowds of migratory birds at one place , it was soo colourful, since it was an eco sensitive area there were some restrictions , which are easy to abide, since it is a sanctuary it is kept open only during... More 

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