CHUPI KASTHASALI PAKHIRALAYA
Mouza: Kasthasali, JL.No-78, Khatian No-1217, Dag No -1045/1249, Area of Land -2 .46 Acre
Horse Shoe Lake Total Length – 3.3 Km
Latitude and Longitude : 23.25 N & 88.22 E
A riverine ox-bow lake and a cluster isle comprise Purbasthali Gangetic Isle Complex located on the meandering course of River Bhagirathi, bordering the district Burdwan and Nadia in West Bengal. A magical mosaic of 110 spices of birds with an average flock strength 14000 makes Purbasthali one of the largest wintering ground for migratory birds.
Kinds of Birds:
Greater Coucal, Wood Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Greenshank and spotted red shank, Common Sandpiper, Small Pratincole, Gray-Headed-Lapwing, Red Wattled Lapwing, Pheasant-Tailed-Jacana, Bronze-winged-Jacana, Common coot, Osprey, Eurasian, Marsh Harrier, Little Grebe, Little Cormorant, Intermidiate Egret, Great Egret, Purple Hearon, Indian Pontheron, Spoon Bill, Black headed Ibis, Asian Open Bill, Barn Swallow, Common Moorhen, Grey Heron, Lesser Whistling Teal, Gadwall, Swinhoe’s Snipe, Red Crested Pochard, Fulvous Whistling Duck.
Three guest house, Total 8 rooms, One 8 baded dormitory. Decorated Park, Cooking Sheds, Rest Sheds, Ferry Ghats, Toilets, Drinking Water, Watch Tower.
Visitors : From Kolkata, Murshidabad, Nadia, Birbhum, Hoogly, Burdwan, U.P.
On and from 15.12.16 to 26.01.17 total visitors (forty thousand) visited the spot.
Nearby places of interest : 1. Nutangram Kath Putul Village, famous for wooden doll and furnitures Near Patuli Railway Station, 2. Jamalpur Buroraj Temple near Chhatini More/Patuli Railway Station, 3. Kapil Muni Ashram,near Pakhiralaya 4. Mayapur