Over 60 species of migratory birds flock here in large numbers. The Kadalundi bird sanctuary, Kerala is also known for a wide variety of Fish, Mussels and Crabs which inhabit the water bodies near the place. The ideal season for a visit to this amazing place is, from December to April, during the early hours of the day. A day's trip from Kozhikode should be sufficient to explore the sanctuary. So, just pack your bags and set out a Saturday or Sunday morning to revel amidst the numerous birds, flying past you into the azure skies.
If you are on a wildlife tour to Kadalundi bird sanctuary, you can get an opportunity to see various species of snakes such as the cobra, krait and the viper, as well. This wildlife sanctuary houses the largest number of birds in the whole of Kerala. The birds inhabiting the places are woodpecker, black bulbul, jungle fowl, laughing thrush, myna, kingfisher and peafowl. The Kadalundi bird sanctuary has adopted several scientific methods that avoid any harm and facilitate the habits and habitats of the innumerable birds flocking into the sanctuary every year.
Other than being a haven to innumerable birds, the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is extremely rich in its scenic beauty. The sanctuary is spread over a group of islands, and is surrounded by little hills.. The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary spreads out over an impressive 3 kms, and one of the hillocks, standing at 200 meters above the sea level, extends the beauty of the place by allowing a splendid view of the adjacent river mouth and sea.