Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary in Amritsar

Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary Overview

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Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary is the largest wetland in northern India. Spreading over three districts – Kapurthala, Firozepur and Amritsar – the Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary was formed when when the Harike barrage was constructed on the confluence of Rivers Beas and Sutlej in 1953.

The sanctuary plays host to a wide variety of migratory birds who visit the Harike Lake every winter. Nature and bird lovers would have a gala time clicking pictures. Some of the birds you can spot at the sanctuary include sulphur-bellied warbler, white-browed fantail, yellow-legged gull, brown shrike, common wood shrike and white-tailed stonechat.

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