Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is located on the Banavasi Road in Gudavi of Sorab Taluk which is 16 Kms from Sorab town in Shimoga District of Karanataka. The bird sanctuary is one of the best five of Karnataka. It is spread over an area of 0.74 square kms.
As per survey, 217 different species of birds belonging to 48 families are found at this place. A natural lake and the trees gives shelter to this birds. The picturesque Gudavi Lake with trees all along its banks is a beautiful sight in itself. It is a small seasonal lake and is filled with water mostly in the rainy season. Various avian species migrate from across the globe in different seasons for breeding. A platform is built for bird watchers to have a closer look at the birds.
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is open to from 6 am to 6 pm and the best time to visit this sanctuary is between the months of June to November.
Accommodation: Accommodations are not available at Gudavi Bird Sanctuary. You will need to stay at Sagar or Shimoga.