Ras Al Khor Sanctuary

Bird Sanctuary


There are three bird reserves located on the perimeter of the sanctuary and during winter you can see up to 500 flamingos.There are also grey herons, great egrets, reef herons, cormorants, black-winged stilts, sandpipers, osprey and so much more. This wildlife haven covers an area of 620 hectares and features a combination of salt flats, intertidal mudflats, mangroves, and lagoons. Entrance is free, and visitors are welcome from Saturday to Thursday between 9am and 4pm. If you want to catch the birds feeding, the best time to visit is between 9am and 9.30am.