Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Island

four Kms to the South West of

Srirangapatna is located at

the banks of the Cauvery River.

Ranganathittu attained

the repute of a chook sanctuary in 1940

courtesy of the visions of India ‘s

well-known ornithologist.

Dr. Salim Ali who, in the course of his survey

of the birds of Mysore

recommended for the status quo

of this kind of sanctuary.