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Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

This is Goa's only bird sanctuary, situated on the western tip of the island of Chorao along river Mandovi near Panaji. It is 1.8 Sq Km in area. A variety of local and migratory birds can be found on this island. The sanctuary is named after one of India's  most prominent ornithologists, Dr. Salim Ali. 

Approach

From Panaji , one needs to take a bus or a cab to the Ribandar  ferry wharf and then take a ferry  across the Mandovi river to the island of Chorao. The sanctuary is within walking distance from the ferry wharf at Chorao.

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