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It was established in 1912 as an irrigation tank (storage capacity of 84,000,000 m³) and command area of 5.6 mi² and catchment area of 59 mi² when the Maharajas of Baroda ruled parts of this district. And due to its popularity amongst the bird fraternity, it earned the status of a sanctuary in November 1988. It's land surrounding the lake provide sufficient amount of food for the birds while the hydrological ecosystem takes care of the other species.
The vegetation of the Sanctuary comprises scrub forests which makes an ideal location to about 80 species of waterfowls. During winter and spring seasons, thousands of migratory waterfowl flock to this sanctuary. Some of the migratory birds includes Common Teal, Northern Pintail, White Storks, Greater Flamingoes, Greater White Pelicans, Rosy Pelicans, Herons, Common Pochard, Northern Shoveler, and Brahminy Ducks.
Timing: 6 am to 5.30 pm; Fee : Rs. 20/- from Monday to Saturday and Rs. 25/- on Sunday.