Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
The bird sanctuary of Kadalundi is adjoining a cluster of islands in a very scenic space encircled by hillocks where the Kadalundi River flows into the Arabian Sea. The place is regionally referred to as Kadalundi Nagaram. This virgin land is the abode for hundred species of native birds and over sixty species of migratory birds such as seagulls, terns, sandpipers, sand plovers, red and greenshanks, turnstones that flock here in massive numbers from Oct to March. A hillock close to this place which is 200 metres above the sea level provides a spell bounding view of the river mouth and the sea. Kadalundi is additionally notable for its large varieties of fish, mussels and crabs.
The popular tourist attractions in the vicinity of Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary are Beypore, Chaliyam and Vallikunnu. Visitors can enjoy seeing a giant Whale skeleton at Chaliyam. Like other parts of the state, this region is also divided into lowland, midland and highland. The geography of the region is highly undulating, starting from the highland areas in the east which are covered with thick forests.