It is a small, but important bird sanctuary of Uttar Pradesh. It comprises of fresh water wetland, popularly known as Keetham jheel. Seeing the large number of migratory as well as resident birds arriving in this wetland year – after- Year, the area was declared a Sanctuary in 1991.
Unique for scenic beauty, religion-cultural heritage and rich assembling of fauna and flora, It has been named after Soordas – the great poet of Hindi literature, who was born blind and whose place of birth is said to be within the boundary of this sanctuary.
A huge lake surrounding by dense and luxuriant vegetation is a rare experience and picturesque sight in the semi-arid part of the country.
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
This is situated close to Agra (20 kms). Closest town, railway head and airport is Agra
Any, brahmini ducks, saurus cranes, gadwalls, shovellers, spoonbills, bar-headed geese, dabchick, great white pelican, little cormorant, little egret, asian openbill-stork, woolly-necked stork, lesser flamingo, greylag goose, gadwall, common teal, pheasant-tailed jacana, common ringed plover, river lapwing, siberian cranes, dartars, painted stork, oriental white ibis