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Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

Sprawl over an area of 3 sq km, Nawabganj bird sanctuary is situated 45 kms from the city on Kanpur-Lucknow highway. Established in 1984 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, the sanctuary surrounded by a shallow lake is the home to several migratory and resident water-birds. Greylag Goose, Pintail, Cotton teal, Red Crested Pochard, Gadwall, Shoveller, Coot, Mallard, Spotwill, Sarus Crane, Painted Stork, Peacock, White Ibis, Dabchick, Whisling teal, Open billed stork are some among the migratory and local birds found here. The park is occupied with reptiles like Cobra, Viper, Krait, Ratsnake and Water snakes and fishes like Katla, Mangur, Saul, Sindhi, Kavai etc. Besides these, there is a small deer park comprising spotted deer with curved horns and barking deer. 

The Sanctuary is a paradise for photographers and birdwatchers. It has an information center to enhance the knowledge of visitors about birds, their behavior and habitats. The centre has provision to show documentaries associated to wildlife.Best season to visit the place is from November to March.

  Nearby Attractions
›› Massacre Ghat
›› Kamla Tower
›› Kamla Retreat
›› Jajmau
›› Green Park Stadium
›› Kanpur Memorial Church
 Picture Gallery
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