Located in the northern part of the Sivasagar district of Assam is the Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary which is built over a large area of land. This sanctuary has a rich wetland ecosystem. It is home to many migratory birds and was declared as a Wildlife Sanctuary in the year 1996. Nearly, 267 species of birds have been conserved here so far as per the records out of which there are 70 species of migratory birds. The most commonly found birds here are the grey leg goose, mallard, wigeon, shoveller, common pochard, open bill stork, red crested pochard, adjutant stork, white necked stork and many others. The sanctuary is bordered by the rivers Dishang and Brahmaputra. The bird lovers sit here amidst the wilderness and watch the colorful birds living their daily lives here. The place is maintained very beautifully and during the winters you will also find many water birds in the sanctuary. The white rumped vultures and rare griffon spotted here are the main attractions of the place.