Bird Sanctuaries to explore in Sant Kabir Nagar
District Sant Kabir Nagar is a district in eastern Uttar Pradesh. The district is known by its present name on account of Sant Kabir, the well known Sant(poet) and philosopher, lived at Magahar in the district.
The Bakhira Bird Sanctuary is the largest natural flood plain wetland of India in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The sanctuary was established in 1980. It is a vast stretch of water body expanding over an area of 29 km2. This is an important lake of eastern UP, which provides a wintering and staging ground for a number of migratory waterfowls and a breeding ground for resident birds.This is also used for farming activities as it is connected to Bakhira Canal which covers th