The resident of several migratory birds the Panidihing bird sanctuary is declared as Wildlife Sanctuary in 1996. The sanctuary's prized possession are its variegated species of aquatic birds whose medley of cacophonous twitters and chirps sound tuneful to the ear that has grown accustomed to the chaotic noise of a bustling city life. Adjutant storks, fishing eagles and a variety of ducks are some of the species of birds that are the pride of the place.
A paradise of migratory and resident birds, so far 165 species of birds have been identified and recorded. A place for quite high concentration of Geese and other migratory birds. The common birds seen are Bar-headed Goose, Grey leg Goose, Spot billed Duck, Mallard, Gadwall, Wigeon, Gargany, Shoveller, Red crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Ferruginous Duck, Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Open bill Stork, White necked Stork etc.
Panidihing is famous for migratory birds. Adjutant Storks, Fishing Eagle etc. are commonly found here. The wildlife is mostly about the avifauna over here. This place is beautiful and a very good place to see the water birds and waders. The Sanctuary qualifies as a Ramsar Site as its water bird population in winter is more than 20,000.
Pani dihing Bird Sanctuary is a coveted haunt of bird lovers who sit in the wilderness and watch the colorful and disciplined birds go about their daily lives with clockwork punctuality as the hours while away.
Best Time to Visit - Panidihing Bird Sanctuary
The best time to visit the Sanctuary is between the months of November to April.
How To Reach Panidihing Bird Sanctuary :
Panidihing can be easily reached from sivasagar town. It is just 22 km from Sivasagar town.
1) Stariaght to NH : 37 towards Dibrugarh
2) After crossing Disang river bridge Rjamai T.E. comes
3) From Rajmai T.E. left side road goes to Panidihing and it is about 8 km from main road
By Road : Sivasagar is well connected with all the major cities in assam. From sivasagar one hire taxi in reasonable rate
By Train : Sivasagar Railway station is well connected with Indian Railway network which is situated heart of the city
By Air : Dibrugarh is nearest airport to sivasagr which is near about 80 k.m.
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