Karnala Travel Guide


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It lies just off the Mumbai-Pune highway to Goa and is home to over 150 species of resident and 37 species of migratory birds who visit the sanctuary during winter. Two rare birds i.e. Ashy Minivet and Malabar Trogon have been sighted here. It is one of the more popular destination for avid bird-watchers and hikers in the Mumbai area. Karnala Bird Sanctuary is centered around the historic Karnala Fort which stands 475 metres high





The Karnala Bird Sanctuary
is located in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, outside Mumbai, India near Matheran and Karjat. The sanctuary is quite small with an area of 4.27 square kilometres but is one of the sanctuaries except the Sanjay Gandhi National Park to be within reach of the Mumbai city.