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Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest

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Pallikarnai marsh

Estuary of Bay of Bengal and the inlets. Migratory birds. Pelicans crane varieties. Also shrimp... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Bird watching

The Pallikaranai marsh reserve is a popular spot for watching birds like Flamingos, coot, munia... read more

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Estuary of Bay of Bengal and the inlets. Migratory birds. Pelicans crane varieties. Also shrimp hatcheries. Magnificent area parallel/perpendicular to the ECR strip. Watch the Olive Ridleys and seaweeds. Crocodile farm nearby. Enjoy lunch along the ecr. You may have to park your vehicle along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ZahiraAmeen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pallikaranai marsh reserve is a popular spot for watching birds like Flamingos, coot, munia, strokes, pelicans amongst others. The marsh lands also have crocodiles. Due to the perungudi dump yard and the Pallavaram radial road, the sanctuary is an eye sour and a pollution...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AaqarshAiyyar
Reviewed 16 September 2018 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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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 !

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2016
2  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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

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