Hundreds of birds mainly waterfowl inhabit this lake and come from as far as Siberia. Nalsarovar in Gujarat is a bird watcher’s paradise, one can find rosy pelicans, lesser and greater flamingos, crakes, brahminy ducks, purple moorhen, herons, white storks, various species of bitterns, grebes etc in the lake.But you wont be able to recognize them all at your visit to Nalsarovar. We have collected few contact numbers of Guides for Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary and expert bird watchers.
Guides for Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary.
Aamin Aamad Chavaliya – 9898671597
Aamin Rahim – 9687768247
Amin Bhai – 9712737209
Abdul Usman Bhai – 8758412770
Akbar Kasam Alwani – 7874801833
Ali Bhai Akbar Bhai – 9898922320
Asraf Aadam – 7600376135
Hakim Bhai Hasam Bhai – 7984505019
Hamid Kasam Bhai – 8511391897
Hasam Puna – 9974810681
Imran Gani – 9974384124
Iqbad Bhai Aamad Bhai – 9824245399
Kalu Bhai – 9725403286
Kasam Bhai Sudani – 9974572956
Khasmuddin Umed – 9898319013
Latif Bhai Alwani – 9539014425
Makhan Husain – 9974380503
Mayuddin Bhai Karim Bhbai – 9558996737
Nizam Bhai Aamad Bhai – 9974577389
Ramzan Hasam Bhai – 9099441247
Saddam Bhai Sudani – 8160745371
Shabbir Hasam – 9537046599
Talim Bhai Qurban Bhai – 9998453574
Umed Bhai Kesar Bhai – 9725402134
Usman Mafubhai – 9537184390
A form of Bird observation is called Birdwatching, or birding in which the People have fun watching birds. People use binoculars and telescopes rather than watching birds with the naked eye. Bird watchers also identify birds by listening to there sound, there are many such advance components to hear such sounds. Many bird are easily identified by listening them.
There are approx 10,000 species of bird in the world. And only few people have seen more than 7000. More than 200 types of birds mainly waterfowl inhabit this lake and come from as far as Siberia. Nalsarovar in Gujarat is a bird watcher’s paradise, one can find rosy pelicans, lesser and greater flamingos, crakes, brahminy ducks, purple moorhen, herons, white storks, various species of bitterns, grebes etc in the lake. Best time to visit Nalsarovar is in winter between November to February. However, migratory birds starts arriving in October and stay until April but their population reaches its peak in mid winter. Best time to see the birds is early in the morning and in the evening.
One can visit Nalsarovar in Sanand by personal vehicle or taxi. Gujarat Tourism also offers luxury tent accommodations 1.5km from the lake, other than few more resorts there is no proper accommodation available. It is advisable to stay in Ahmedabad city for better accommodation. Nalsarovar bird sanctuary timings are 6 am to 6 pm but the ticket window closes at 5:30pm. Private vehicles are not allowed past the ticket window area but Vehicles are available from parking to the lake site, which is approx 1 km. Nalsarovar entry fee of Rs. 60/- per visitor and Rs. 100/- for camera. Nalsarovar Entry fee also includes vehicle charge to the boating area. Nalsarovar Boating charges are Rs. 220/- per person and Rs. 1320/- if you want an individual boat. In bird watching season government announce Nalsarovar Package, which includes everything such as entry, boating and stay.