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The Sajnakhali Sanctuary:
The Sajnakhali sanctuary, famous for its rich avian population, is regarded as a part of the Sunderbans National Park. The kingdom of birds at Sajnekhati will enchant your eyes. The most sought after sights by a bird watcher are seven colourful species of Kingfisher, white bellied Sea Eagle, Plovers, Lap-Wings, Curfews, Whimbrels, Sandpipers and occasional Pelican. The Nature Interpretation Centre at Sajnekhali is an added attraction for the visitors.
Netidhopani is situated at the extreme southeastern part of the tourism zone of the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve. South of Netidophani is the core zone where tourists are not allowed.The place has a watchtower and ruins of an old brick temple. Traces of an old road, lined on both sides with Bakul trees can also be seen here. The temple is believd to be of Neta, the usher woman who saved the life of Laxminder at the earnest prayer of his wife Behula, according to legends.
Bhagabatpur Crocodile Breading Centre:
Bhagabatpur is famous for having a hatchery of the largest estuarine crocodiles in the world. These crocodiles are artificially hatched and reared at Bhagatpur and then released in the project area.
Haliday Island:
Haliday island is famous as last retrest of Barking Dear in India. Haliday Island Wildlife sanctuary with an area of 5.95 square kilometers was established in 1976. It is situated in the middle of Matla river. The sanctuary has mangrove vegetation and wildlife typical to Sundarbans.