Majuli Cultural Landscape Management Authority
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TOURISM - BIRD VIEWING PLACES IN THE RIVER ISLAND OF MAJULI

CHAKOLI BEEL

It is located 1.5 km west of Kamalabari. In winter especially from November about 30,000 birds assemble here. Such assemblage is uncommon to other parts of the Brahmaputra Valley. The whiskered tern which can be found only in Jammu and Kashmir apart from Assam has been sighted in this water body for three years now. Residential birds such as the Asian open bill, lesser adjutant stork, black stork and white-necked stork and migratory birds like the grey- lags, pintail, northern shoveller, ferrogeneous pochard, white eye, gulls, eagles, falcons, grey-headed lapwings, wagtails, plovers, sand-pipers, spot-billed and Dalmatian pelicans, etc can be seen.