Andhra Pradesh Wildlife (Video)
Nellapattu Sanctuary (Video) and Pulicat Lake
This bird Sanctuary is located in Nelapattu village. It is located
on the East Coast about 20-km north of the Pulicat Bird Sanctuary in
the Nellore district. With a total area of 404-kms the Nelapattu
Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest pelican habitats in Southeast
Asia. Near this sanctuary is the Pulicat Lake, the second largest
salt water lake in India. On a holidaya trip one can also sight the
migratory birds which are another source of attraction at Pulicat
lake in Andhra Pradesh.
Alisagar Deer Park
The Alisagar Deer Park is located in Nizamabad district of Andhra
Pradesh. It was built by the Nizam in the year 1931. This park has
beautiful hillocks and lovely flower gardens. Apart from this, there
is also a lake, surrounded by scenic beauty.
The Coringa sanctuary is situated around 20 Kms from Kakinada and 70
Kms from Rajahmundry. This sanctuary is a part of river Godavari and
owns a heavy growth of Mangrove plantation. The highlight of the
sanctuary is that it is situated on the backwaters of the sea. One
can spot estuarine crocodiles, sea turtles, fishing cats, otters and
large variety of birds here.
Manjira Bird Sanctuary
The Manjira Bird Sanctuary, located near Sangareddy in Medak
district, spreads over an area of 20 sq.km. This wildlife sanctuary
is snuggled between Manjeera and Singur barrages. The Manjira
Wildlife sanctuary is formed by nine small islands, where one can
find a number of animals, migratory birds and reptiles like Marsh
Crocodiles and Muggers. The sanctuary is located 50 Km from
Hyderabad and is well connected by road.
Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary
The Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 90
km. from Warangal and 250 km. from Hyderabad. Here one can find
forests that includes southern tropical dry deciduous type of teak
and its associates like Thiruman, Maddi, Bamboo etc. This sanctuary
is also rich in wildlife including, several endangered animals like
Tiger, Sloth Bear, Four Horned Antelope, Chinkara, and Black Buck
Gundla Brahmeswaram Sanctuary
The Gundla Brahmeswaram Sanctuary is situated between Kurnool and
Prakasam districts. It is sprawled over an area of 1194 sq.km at a
distance of 30 Km. from Nandyal. Mixed deciduous forests is found
here along with a diverse fauna that includes, Tiger, Panther, Sloth
bear, Wild dog, Hyena, Jungle cat, Langur, Bonnet monkey, large
variety antelopes, deer and reptiles.
Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary
The Kawal wildlife sanctuary is situated at Jannaramin in Andhra
Pradesh. It was set up in the year 1965. The sanctuary is spread
over an area of 893 sq.km with dry deciduous teak forest, bamboo and
other kinds of vegetation.
Indira Gandhi Zoological park
The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park situated at Visakhapatnam in
andhra Pradesh covers an area of 625 acres. The flora and fauna
found here is quite varied in nature.
Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary
The Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Palamaner in andhra
Pradesh. It is 50 Km away from Chittoor and 120 Km from Bengaluru by
road. With an area of 358-sq-kms it displays a wide variety of
animals along with different types of trees.
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary
The Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at Kinnerasani in the
state of Andhra Pradesh. This wildlife sanctuary lies on the right
bank of the Godavari River. It is also a part of the Dandakaranya
forests in Khammam district.
Kolleru Lake Bird Sanctuary (Video)
The Kolleru Lake Bird Sanctuary at Kolleru has the largest fresh
water lake in Asia. It is 65 Km away from Vijaywada. The Kolleru
lake attracts many nature lovers.
Mrigavani National Park
The Mrigavani National Park at Chilkur is spread over an area of 700
acres and is located at a distance of 25 km. from Hyderabad. Here
also you can enjoy watching nature at its best.
Nehru Zoological Park
The Nehru Zoological park at Hyderabad is sprawled over a lush green
area of 300 acres. This Park is a must visit for nature lovers, who
are interested to see the best of nature.
Other Wildlife sanctuaries and parks in Andhra Pradesh are, the
Rollapadu bird sanctuary, the Pakhal wildlife sanctuary, Papikonda
sanctuary, Pocharam sanctuary, Paranahita wildlife sanctuary and the
Rajeev Gandhi wildlife sanctuary, which can also visited while on
your holiday vacations in Andhra Pradesh.
Links of Interest
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