Karnala Bird Sanctuary
The sanctuary is home to 147 species of resident and 37 species of migratory birds who visit the sanctuary during winters. Among the birds seen here are paradise fly catcher, magpie robin, malabar whistling trush, racket-tailed drongo, golden backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle etc. Two rare birds i.e. Ashy Minimet and Spotted heart woodpeckers have been sighted here.
Karnala pinnacle is a favourite spot for professional mountain climbers.
Best time to visit for bird watching is from October to April. However if one wants to enjoy the greenery, it has to be during the monsoons.