Manjira Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

Manjira Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary is a renowned haven that domiciles large number of local as well as migratory birds in Andhra Pradesh. Lying near Sangareddy in Medak district, this wildlife refuge is located alongside Manjira River. If you happen to be nature aficionado, this place would be an awesome treat for you. However in order to trace birds, you need to be a little patient and observe silence. The birds seen at Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary Painted comprise of Storks, Herons, Coots, Teals, Cormorants, Pochards, Black and White Ibises, Spoon Bills, Open Billed Storks, etc. The sanctuary also has museum, library and an auditorium in its Environmental Education Centre.

A number of migratory and resident birds nest and breed here. The principal bird species are painted stork, heron, coot, teal, cormorant, pochard, blac and white ibis, spoon bill, openbill stork. The sanctuary has extensive growth of babul and prosopis trees on the islands and along the river banks. For bird watching. Binoculars, books are also made available

There are about 300 crocodiles in the sanctuary. A crocodile breeding program is also carried out here.

The best season is from November to March when major migrant birds nest and breed here.

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