Thattekad Bird Sanctuary at a glance:
Coordinates: 10.1040° N, 76.7005° E
The Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, covering an area of barely 25 km2, and located about 12 km from Kothamangalam(Kerala state), was the first bird sanctuary in Kerala.
Salim Ali, one of the best-known ornithologist described this sanctuary as the richest bird habitat in peninsular India. Thattekkad means flat forest, and the region is an evergreen low-land forest located between the branches of Periyar River, the longest river in Kerala.
How to reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary:
Cabs/buses are available to reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary.
What to Eat in Thattekad Bird Sanctuary:
Local Food and Cuisine Though Thattekad might not offer you a distinct cuisine or significant food culture attributed to the area, it makes up for the same, in the numerous eating joints available around the area fostering quite a variety along with popular and traditional Kerala food.