Mangalavanam Bird Sanctury
This mangrove forest in the heart of the town is located on the Dr.Salim Ali Road, just behind the High court building. It has a small bird sanctuary, which attracts many migratory birds throughout the year. Mangalavanam is an ecologically responsive area located at the centre of the city of Cochin. It is situated behind the Kerala High Court building. It is a nesting ground for a large variety of migratory birds and supports many types of mangroves. The Managalavanam is often regarded as the "green lung of Kochi", considering its role in keeping the city's air pollution under check. The area is a resting place for many kinds of resident and migratory birds.