Sarsai Nawar (Etawah)

Sarsai Nawar is a small unprotected wetland, enroute to Saman Wildlife Sanctuary, in Etawah District of Uttar Pradesh. It comprises of two small lakes that attract Sarus Cranes, White Ibis and other water birds in large numbers. It has a large population of the threatened species of Sarus Cranes, the world's tallest flying birds. Ten Sarus Crane pairs breed here regularly, which is more than twice the number of breeding pairs in the bird sanctuary of Bharatpur in Rajasthan. In winters, almost more than 40,000 migratory birds from northern arcvisit Sarsai Nawar wetland.