MANJIRA BIRD SANCTUARY

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Location : 50-km From Hyderabad Near Sangareddy In Medak District, Andhra Pradesh
Area : 20-sq-km
Best Time To Visit : October To June

Manjira Bird Sanctuary is located near Sangareddy in Medak district spreading over 20-sq-km. It is a small sanctuary located along the river Manjira. It supports Riverine habitat. It is home for many water bird species, mugger crocodiles and fresh water turtles.

Flora & Fauna
Water Turtles, Manjira Bird Sanctuary,  Andhra PradeshOne can notice an extensive growth of Babul Prosopis. Plants commonly found in water are Pistia, Hydrilla, Eichornia and Vallisneria. Fishes of various species like Catla, Rahu, Murrel, Ech Paten, Karugu, Chidwa and reptiles like Monitor Lizards, Fresh Water Turtles, Cobra and Marsh Crocodiles can be seen here. Different species of birds found here are Painted Storks, Herons, Coots, Teals, Cormorants, Pochards, Black and White Ibises, SpoonBills, and Open Billed Storks etc.

Other Attractions
An Environmental Education Centre with a museum, a library, and an auditorium is located here. It helps in educating the visitors about nature conservation and maintenance of ecological balance. Boats are in operation to take the visitors around the sanctuary for bird watching.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Nearest railway station is at Hyderabad .

Road: It is 50-km from Hyderabad, which is well connected by road.

WHERE TO STAY

Inspection bunglows are available at Sangareddy & Sadasivapet.



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