Vaduvoor Birds Sanctuary
The Vaduvoor Bird sanctuary is located in the Vaduvoor Lake 25 kms from Thanjavur and 30 kms from Thiruvarur. It was created in the year 1999, the sanctuary attracts more than 40 species of water birds like the White Ibis, Painted stork, Grey Pelican, Pintails, Cormorants, Teals, Herons, Spoonbills, Darters, Coots, Open bill Storks, Pheasant–tailed Jacana etc.The Sanctuary is a favorite spot for the migratory birds and during the months of November and December more than 20000 winged visitors reach this area. The sanctuary has basic facilities for tourists to stay overnight and enjoy watching the birds from the two watch towers.
How to Reach:
The nearest International Airport from Vaduvoor is Tiruchirapalli International Airport, Tamil Nadu, roughly two hours drive from Vaduvoor (85 Km). It is well connected to a spectrum of cities in India and abroad such as Bangalore, Chennai, Singapore, and Malaysia etc. through Air India, Spice Jet and Jet Airways etc.
Nearest railway station is Mannargudi or Thanjavur.
Vaduvoor is linked by road from important places of the state. Nearest bus-stop Vaduvoor. 25 Kms from Thanjavur and 30 Kms from Thiruvarur.