Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department,

Government of Uttar Pradesh, India

Shri. Yogi Adityanath

Hon'ble Chief Minister,Uttar Pradesh

Shri. Dara Singh Chauhan

Hon'ble Minister,Forest Department


Frequently Ask Question
  1. Where is the Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary Located ?
  2. Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary is located in Nawabganj, District Unnao, Uttar Pradesh.

  3. How do I reach Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?
  4. Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary can be accessed by both Road and Rail.  Nearest Railway station is Unnao. It is well connected from Lucknow and Unnao by Road. Distance from Lucknow is 40   km. Airport - Nearest air port is Amausi 28 km away from Nawabganj.

  5. How do I contact the Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary Management?
  6. You can contact

    1. Conservator of Forests Endangered Species Project,

      Sheesham Bagh, Sector-19, Indira Nagar Lucknow. UP.
      Ph No- 0522-2716322, E-mail:- cfendpro@gmail.com

    2. Divisional Forest Officer, 

      Unnao Forest Division,
      Unnao .UP.

    3. Range Forest Officer ,

      Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary,
      Unnao UP.

  7. Which are the entry points to Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Main gate located on Lucknow - Kanpur Highway, near Nawabganj.

  8. What is the best time to visit Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Visiting season is from 15th Nov to 15th June. Best season for sighting is Nov – March

  9. How is the weather at Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Max Temp- 47ºc
    Min Temp-  3 ºc
    Rains are frequent during Monsoons.

  10. What are the main species of birds in Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    The main species of birds are:-

    S. No.Item S. No.Item S. No.Item
    1.Black-Necked crane 2Hornbills 3Peafowl
    4.White spoonbill 5Kaleej pheasant 6Babblers
    7.Barbets 7Bulbuls 9Comb duck
    10.Jungle fowl 11Rose ringed parakeet 12White breasted kingfisher
    13.Black-Necked crane 14Hornbills 15Peafowl
    16.Doves 17Munias 18Northern pintail
    19.White spoonbill 20Mynah 21Grey lag goose
    22.Pelicans 23Bar headed goose 24Sandpipers
    25.Common shell duck 26Snipes 27Marbled duck
    28.Bulbuls 29House Sparrow 30Gadwall
    31.House Crow 32Mallard 33Coots
    34.Pond heron 35Spot billed duck 36Cormorants
    37.Lesser whistling teal 38Common Pochard 39Cranes
    40.Common teal 41Golden Oriole 42Cuckoos
    43.Wood peckers 44Tufted duck 45Darters
    46.Ruddy shaddock 47Spotted owlet 48Drongos
    49.Wigeon 50Lesser adjutant 51Egrets
    52.Painted stork 53Purple Heron 54Flamingos
    55.Open billed stork 56Little heron 57Ibis

  11. How to book ticket for Sanctuary in Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Tickets can be booked from the office of the Range Forest officer, Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary, Nawabganj and  at all the booking counter located at the gate of the Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary.

  12. How can I cancel and reschedule my ticket for the Sanctuary?

    Tickets once sold cannot be cancelled or be rescheduled.

  13. How many vehicles are allowed in Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Private vehicles are not allowed in Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary. Visitors are facilitated   to roam around only from Sanctuary vehicles stationed there.

  14. How much does a ticket costs for the Sanctuary?
    S. No. Item Indians Foreigners
    1. Entry Fee per head per day 30.00 350.00

  15. How to get a Guide for the Sanctuary?

    Guides are available at all the entry points: Booking clerk will help you to get a guide.

  16. How to get a Vehicle for the Sanctuary?

    Booking counter/window will help you to get a Vehicle.

  17. Where to stay in Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Van Vishram Bhawan, Nawabganj
    Paryatak Awas Grih, Nawabganj

  18. How to book for accommodation in Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?

    Accommodations can be booked at

    Van Vishram Bhawan, Nawabganj Divisional Director,
    Social Forestry Division,
    Ph. No. 0515-2829274
    Paryatak Awas Grah, Nawabganj Nawabganj Motel,
    Nawabganj, Unnao
    Director, Tourism Office
    C-13, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

  19. Do the Forest Rest Houses have Canteen Facility?

    Canteen facility is available only at Paryatak Awas Grah, Nawabganj.

  20. How to make the cancellation of booked tickets?

    Ticket once booked cannot be cancelled.

  21. What are the provisions for citizens of Nepal?

    As Foreign Nationals.

  22. Where do I get more information on Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary?
    1. Conservator of Forest Endangered Species Project,
      Sheesham Bagh, Sector-19, Indira Nagar, Lucknow. UP.
      Ph No- 0522-2716322, E-mail:- cfendpro@gmail.com

    2. Divisional Forest Officer,
      Unnao Forest Division,
      Unnao. UP.

    3. Range Forest Officer
      Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary,
      Unnao. UP.

  23. What are precautions I need to take for my safety while in the Sanctuary?

    Do's and don’ts are displayed at many places in the Sanctuary.

    • Fire-arms of any kind are not permitted.
    • Pets are not allowed.
    • Walking and tracking is strictly prohibited.
    • Entry is permitted only for day time. [Sunrise to Sunset]
    • Littering garbage is not allowed.
    • Smoking in the forest area is strictly prohibited.
    • Playing of transistors and tape recorders is not permitted.
    • Blowing of horns and driving above the speed limit is prohibited.
    • Vandalism is not allowed.
    • Entry without valid permit is not allowed.