Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
It is one of the major Water Bird Sanctuaries in India. of 25 Kms from Chengalpattu. The birds nest on the branches of submerged trees. Storks, Egrets, Cormorants, Darter, Flamingos, Pelicans, moor hens, herons, kingfishers, sandpipers, white ibis, spoonbills, swans and grey wagtails are some of the birds which arrive here during season. The best season time is between October and March, when a large number of migratory birds visit. The birds can be viewed from the bank or from the watch tower.
The Best time to visit this sanctuary is from November to March.
How to Reach:
Chennai is the nearest Airport- 65 km away.
Chengalpattu Railway Station is the nearest Station- 25 km away.
Regular buses from Chennai, Tambaram and Chengalpattu. Route from Chennai - Take NH45 to Chengalpet (25km)- Continue to Padalam Junctionn- Turn Right to the Sanctuary Road-. From Chengalpattu Old Bus Stand buses are available every hour to reach Vedanthangal Sanctuary . The sanctuary can also be reached from Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram.