Thursday, May 31, 2012


Nata Bird Sanctuary:

Nata Bird Sanctuary, Water birds of Africa flock to this place during winter; the bird species reported are teals, ducks, geese, pelicans, spoonbills, Greater Flamingo and Lesser Flamingo.
Established in the early 1990s, is situated to the far northeastern edge of Sowa Pan. It is an area of 230 square kilometres (89 sq mi) and maintained as a community project to preserve its 165 bird species. Some of the species reported are the kingfishers, bee-eaters, eagles, bustards and ostriches.  The flamingos and pelicans also breed here.
(photo credit: ANOOP SHARMA)

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