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Bubali Bird Sanctuary

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A true bird lovers’ paradise is the bird pond near bubali, just south of the old windmill and opposite the wyndham hotel. The pond was originally a salt pan that was used for making salt from seawater. The pond is now used as an overflow for the sewer purification plant. The resulting water is high in nutrients. The fish found in the pond draw birds such as the brown pelican and the black olivaceous cormorants (a bird related to the pelican). In the nearby grass, which is abundant in and around the pond, several species of herons and egrets, including the black-crowned night heron, louisiana heron, great blue heron, the common egret and snowy egret, can be spotted. In 1997, a tower was erected, offering visitors to the site a better view of the abundant and diverse birdlife found there.

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Number of user reviews:93.0
  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    Entrance is a dirt road opposite the windmill. Hard to find. Site is very special and not. Beautifull to see this can exist between traffic, highrises and tourists. But at the sametime it is not a park or a venue. Take your time and see a lot of wildlife, birds and some iguana. Do not let the 'frikadellenbos' appearance disturb your experience.

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    We loved the breeze on the tower. We saw only a few birds but were here mid day. I bet early morning or sunset is the time to come. No couch up here now. Could use a coat of paint. I'd hate to see it rust away.

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    We stopped by yesterday and saw a few birds. Binoculars would help to identify the birds. There's not a lot of water there right now so that may be why we didn't see much.

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    It's a peaceful place. Great view!! If you want to see birds be here very early in the morning.

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    Very peaceful and hidden. I've only seen a couple if birds. The watch tower is not that safe. It's a little lame. 

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    Not much to see around here

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    Didn't really see a lot. Hard to find the entrance. Great bird watching tower set up there though.

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    Legal esse espaço. Nao tive muita sorte quando fui, mas mesmo adsim vi umas 5 especies de lindos passaros.

  • Bubali Bird Sanctuary

    I've gone a couple of times. The entrance isn't marked and the tower has been neglected. Some locals have even put an old couch on the platform. We've only seen a few species of birds, but it is peaceful.

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