A day at Sultanpur bird Sanctuary

Yesterday, me and a few members of BCMTouring, decided to go to the Sultanpur bird sanctuary for a little bit of bird photography.

Sultanpur bird sanctuary is in Haryana (near Gurgaon) and is located around 50kms from Delhi and over 250 species of birds can been seen at Sultanpur, along with numerous animals and deer.

Sadly, there was just too much fog when we reached there and this situation remained the same till afternoon, after which we decided to head for home.

Here few of the photographs I shot at Sultanpur bird Sanctuary




Neelgai (a type of Antelope running)


A tree


A deer on the path way


While the day wasn’t a complete loss and I had fun, I wish weather would have been a bit clearer to allowed me to take better photographs of the birds.

For those planning to head to Sultanpur bird Sanctuary, here are few important details about it:

Sultanpur bird Sanctuary Timing and other important details:

Summer (1st April – 30th September): 6:30AM to 6:00pm

Winters (1st October – 31st March): 6:30AM to 4:30AM

Best time to visit: October to March

Entrance fee: Rs. 5 for Indians and Rs. 40 for Foreigners

Camera fee: Rs. 25 for still cameras and Rs. 500 for video cameras

Parking fee: Rs. 5 for two wheelers and Rs. 10 for cars

GPS coordinates for Sultanpur bird Sanctuary: 28°27’48″N 76°53’26″E

Sultanpur bird Sanctuary at wikimapia: click here

Eatable items are not allowed to be taken inside the sanctuary and one stay/dine at the Haryana Tourism guest house, The Pelican, located next door.

Few more photographs from Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary


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