Many bird watchers and nature experts visit this place to study the varieties of birds. This is one of the major tourist attractions in Aligarh. A place that is compared to a nature’s heaven. One of the prettiest bird sanctuaries, this place is comparatively less explored. This place is located on the Kanganj-Atarauli marg. There is a beautiful lake situated right in between the sanctuary which is a great spot for fishing.
The Shekha Jheel in Aligarh has been mentioned by the famous author Dr Mohammed Zafarul Islam in his survey in the year 1995. This place is mainly maintained by the forest department.
The best way to reach the place is via the Grand Trunk road. Once you reach the Y junction at Panethi, take the left and you will reach your destination. Various conservation programs have been initiated to conserve this alluring wetland. One of the major attractions is the Siberian Crane which can be seen mostly during December to January.