Nalbana Bird Sanctuary, Chilika Lake, Khordha

Nalbana Bird Sanctuary is located inside the Chilika Lake. It is another outlook of Chilika Which is a heaven of migratory birds. During winter a large number of migratory birds come here from South Africa, Brazil, Caspian sea, Mongolia Southeast Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas. The large Nalabana Island covering 15.53 sq km in the lagoon area was declared a bird sanctuary in 1987. The core area of about 6 sq km attracts around 400,000 waterfowls of different species. Nalaban island is completely submerged in the monsoon months. This tiny island supports congregation of about 60% of total migratory birds visiting Chilika lagoon each year. The beautiful natural environment and the amazing Lake views attracts visitors during winter. Nalbana bird sanctuary is a popular Tourist Attractions in Khordha District,  Odisha