Kadalundi is a small place in Kozhikode district of Kerala. Kadalundi wildlife is important in the Kerala Tourism scenario. Kadalundi is 19 kms from Kozhikode and 7 kms from Beypore Port. The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is spread over a group of islands in a beautiful area surrounded by hillocks where the Kadalundi River flows into the Arabian Sea. The place is known as Kadalundi Nagaram.
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is famous for its diverse avian fauna. This land is home for more than a hundred species of birds and several species of migratory birds, like seagulls, terns, sandpipers, sandplovers, red and greenshanks, turnstones, that flock here in large numbers during October and March.
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary provides shelter and ideal conditions to a number of migratory birds. These birds include Terns, Gulls, Herons, Sandpipers and Cormorants, which arrive on this sanctuary in the month of November and return to their respective regions by the end of April.
Some other important species of birds in this sanctuary are Whimbrels and Brahminy Kites. There is a good number of different varieties of fish, mussels and crabs in the sanctuary. The sight of thousands of colorful birds flocking to a region of about 2 sq.km is a rare and alluring moment for tourists.
Boating facilities are available for tourists to enjoy the beauty of the green plantations and the several species of migratory and domestic birds here. On the way, one can see several turtles also.