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
Flora & Fauna
One 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.
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.
Rail: Nearest railway station is at
Road: It is 50-km from Hyderabad, which is well connected by road.
Inspection bunglows are available at Sangareddy & Sadasivapet.