Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary


The Kanwar Taal or Kabar Taal Lake at Begusarai, Bihar, is Asia's largest freshwater oxbow lake. It is approximately three times the size of the Bharatpur Sanctuary.Ornithologist Salim Ali, mentioned about 60 migratory birds that come all the way from Central Asia in winter and recorded around 106 species of resident birds.Nearest railway station: Begusarai Station Nearest bus stop :Jaimanglagadh Nearest airport: Patna Airport (Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport)ThreatsExcessive chemicals, like Furadan used to capture birdsKilling of birdsVillagers rapprochement of lake areaBirds in the regionCritically endangeredOriental white-backed vultureGreater spotted eaglePainted stork (Mycteria leucocephala)Black-bellied tern (Sterna acuticauda)

Lake in Begusarai