काबर झील/कंवर झील पक्षी अभ्यारण्य, बेगुसराय (Kabar Lake / Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary) – Begusarai

Kabar Lake or Kabar Taal or Kanwar Taal Bird Sanctuary at Begusarai is a " dream spot".  It is Asia's largest freshwater oxbow lake. It is approximately three times the size of the Bharatpur Sanctuary. The lake is home to 106 species of resident birds and around 60 migratory birds coming all the way from Central Asia during winter months.

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.

Location : 20 kms from Begusarai townBest Time to Visit : October and JuneSpeciality : Resident Birds and Migratory BirdsArea: 6311.63 HectareEstablished: Tuesday 20th June 1989Nearest Bus stop :Jaimanglagadh

Kabar Taal, a 6311.63-hectare Lake is ecologically one of the most important wetlands in the state and is considered one of South Asia's largest freshwater lakes. The lake hosts 106 species of resident birds and is a nesting ground for 57 species of migratory …

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बेगूसराय (Begusarai)

Begusarai is the administrative headquarters of Begusarai district, which is one of the thirty-eight districts of the Indian state of Bihar. The district lies on the northern bank of river Ganga in Mithila region of Bihar. It is part of the Munger division.

Begusarai is the birthplace of famous Hindi poet Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh and eminent historian Professor Ram Saran Sharma. Begusarai had traditionally been a communist stronghold and was earlier also referred to as the Leningrad of Bihar,

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The name of the district apparently comes from "Begum" (queen) and "Sarai" (inn). The Begum of Bhagalpur used to visit "Simaria Ghat" (holy place on the banks of the Ganges) for a month of pilgrimage, which later took to the slang of Begusarai. Begusarai was established in 1870 as a subdivision of Munger District. In 1972, it was given district status after a strong pressure on the government by Late Rai Saheb Bhubneshwari Sahai, a charismatic leader o…

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