Trivia / Karnataka

_________ in Mysuru has set the record of “Most bird species in an aviary” certified by Guinness World Records.

  1. Shukavana
  2. Karanji Lake
  3. Hebbal Lake

Shukavana

Known by locals as the Parrot Park, Shuka Vana in Mysuru has over 2000 birds in its premises at a time. It has set the record for the "Most bird species in an aviary" by having 486 bird species in the park, certified by the Guinness World Records. The place is a home to a large number of exotic parrots, macaws and parakeets. The enclosure is built on a one and a half acre piece of land and has a roof about fifty feet high, where the birds make their dwellings.

The park is a part of the Avadoota Datta Peetham in the Sri Ganapathi Sachidananda Ashram. Swami Ganapathi Sachidananda has taught the birds to be welcoming and amicable. The centre also houses a bird hospital where injured and in need, birds are cared for, before being admitted into the park.

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