Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary, Bhitarkanika, Kendrapara

Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary is located inside the Bhitarkanika National Park and is around 85 km from Kendrapara town. Bagagahan is a place of entertainment of varieties of residential birds. There are about 170 species of migratory birds. Birds such as Kingfishers, Sea eagles, Ducks, Seagulls, Darters, Open billed storks and Kites, are mainly seen inside the Bagagahan. Every year native birds from different parts of the country fly to Bhitarkanika to lay eggs. These birds nest and lay eggs in the Guan, Bani, Orua and Kerua trees in the forest near the Brahmani river. Tourists who visit Bhitarkanika National Park also visit Bagagahan Bird Sanctuary.