Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary in Kolkata

A great place for bird watchers.

A great place for bird watchers. | Photo credit: Wikimedia commons/Susmita Chatterjee

Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary Overview

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The main highlights of the Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary are the butterflies, birds, epiphytes, ferns and orchids of different species found here.

Among the many species of birds in Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, the most widely seen are Common Hawk Cuckoo, Emerald Dove, Streak-throated Woodpecker, White-throated Fantail, Crested Serpent Eagle, and Large-tailed Nightjar. Tickells Thrush, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Slaty-legged Crake, Little Spiderhunter, Scaly Thrush, Blue-throated Flycatcher and Grey-headed Fish Eagle are some of the rare bird species found here. In addition to birds, the park serves as home to animals like Jungle Cat, Civet Cat, Monitor Lizard, Jackal and others.

  • Opening Closing Time 07:00 am – 05:00 pm

  • Photo Opp

    Graced with lush greenery and inhabited by beautiful birds of different species, this place is truly a paradise for nature lovers and photographers. Carry the best camera you have and prepare yourself for an amazing session of nature photography – this place is where you will find nature in its most artistic form.
  • For Kids

    At Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, children are sure to have a rewarding experience. An ideal place of interest for people of all ages, this bird sanctuary is the best place to learn about myriad bird species that are indigenous to the state and other parts of the world.
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 15 per Person

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Hogulkuria Rajpur Road, Kolkata, 700154, West Bengal