Bonal Bird Sanctuary
The second largest bird sanctuary after Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary is bird sanctuary and wetland near Bonal village in the Shorapur taluk of Yadgir district. At least 21 species of birds visit the tank which is situated in a rural environment surrounded by rocky hillocks and irrigation rich agricultural fields.The migratory birds which frequent the sanctuary included purple heron, white-necked stork, white ibis, black ibis, brahminy duck, bar-headed goose, Indian shag, snake bird, purple moorhen, Indian moorhen, large egret, pond heron, and cattle egret. The Bonal tank was built by the Surpur king Raja Pam Naik in the 17th Century
700 acres big pond. about 10,000 species of foreign migratory birds come here, it’s a second biggest bird sanctuary in Karnataka. earlier it was picnic spot for the British.
How to Reach :
near Bonal village Shorapur taluk of Yadgir district 11 km West of Surapur.