ATTIVERI BIRD SANCTURY
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is around 15 km from Mundgod in Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka. Distance from Bangalore to Attiveri Bird Sanctuary 130.1 km and takes around 2 h 33 min.
Spread over an area of about 2.23 sq km, the sanctuary is located in and around the Attiveri reservoir. The part of the sanctuary surrounding the reservoir has riverine and deciduous forests.
Birds that inhabit this area include Indian shag, cattle egret, little cormorant, spoonbill, pied kingfisher, white ibis, white-breasted kingfisher, common grey hornbill and common swallow. The agricultural fields surrounding the sanctuary attract a variety of aquatic creatures.
Hubli is 43 km away. Best time to visit the Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is between November and March.