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Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest

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Pallikaranai and Karapakkam Marsh land Bird watching

For bird lovers, one of the least known areas to host variety of migratory 🐦 s within Chennai... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Great eco sytem

One can enjoy beautiful birds visiting this march lands. Its too big and beautiful. The nearby... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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4 weeks ago
“Pallikaranai and Karapakkam Marsh land Bird watching”
22 Jul 2018
“Great eco sytem”
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Velachery Road | Near Tambaram, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For bird lovers, one of the least known areas to host variety of migratory 🐦 s within Chennai. Best to visit between December through February...can see Painted Storks, Grey Pelicans, Egrets, variety of Ducks, Bee Eaters, Drangos, Ibis and many more... have your binoculars and...More

Thank SurendarCHENNAI
Reviewed 22 July 2018

One can enjoy beautiful birds visiting this march lands. Its too big and beautiful. The nearby garbage field is a threat to this ecosystem and also the road is not well lit in some stretches making it not safe to walk around during dusk.The authorities...More

Thank divak21
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This place is reserve for forest but day by day they are destroying and harming the life in forest not much things to see

Thank infojonny
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent for nature lovers, must visit. But very slowly disappearing. Would want this to be preserved and protected.

Thank Dinesh V
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great marshlands - providing wow scenery for sunrises and sunsets is getting destroyed as they are becoming dumping yards for the city of Chennai -> Even with all these waste, one side looks so good and imagine, if it had been maintained well !

Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I came here and walked the length of '200 feet road' the causeway cutting the marsh in half. There were a few birds of interest, but really this is not a nice place to come. It smells terrible. The water is filthy, there is traffic...More

1  Thank Grahamek
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

One of the biggest marsh land in the urban part of Chennai is the most sought of places for birds watching. This marshland is visited by numerous birds of Europe and Russia who migrate here from such far flung places and countries to make it...More

Thank Karthik V
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Pallikaranai marshland is one of few natural lake with forests exists on city. most of area had been destroyed due to Chennai development. existing area had getting protected due to strong backed by environmentalists and court order which emphasized to protect area and expand it...More

Thank KARTHIKb87
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My home in Velachery is nearby, so whenever I travel from there to OMR, I use the road adjoining the Pallikaranai marsh. The location is beautiful and there are a number of migratory birds that can be seen. However, there is literally no protection to...More

1  Thank 550anupb
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve forest is a big strech of water and bushes. A few birds can be sighted in here. But this place has also been used for dumping waste. The government must clean this place and turn it to a bird Sanctuary as many...More

1  Thank ArunR1097
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