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PULICAT LAKE WLS

Pulicat, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is one of the most famous Bird Sanctuaries in India. This Sanctuary is a haven for bird lovers and Ornithologists. Pulicat is the second largest brackish water ecosystem in India after lake Chilika of Orissa. The Arani River at the southern tip, the Kalangi River from the northwest, the Swarnamukhi River at the northern end and the Buckingham canal brings in the city’s drainage water feed this water lagoon. The Pulicat sanctuary is drained by Arni River while the Buckingham canal brings in the city’s drainage water. At the southern end is an opening on to Bay of Bengal through a shallow mouth of 200 m in width. The rest of the lake is closed by a sand bar running parallel to the Bay of Bengal in the form of the Sriharikota Island. 

Interesting Facts

  • The lagoon is an important habitat for 160 species of fish, 25 species of polychaetes worms, 12 species of prawn, 19 species of mollusk, 100 species of birds both terrestrial and aquatic birds and small mammals and reptiles.
  • Migratory birds mainly from Central Asia and Eastern Europe, visits this sanctuary.
  • During the winter season, the sanctuary attracts up to 15,000 flamingoes.

Suggested time duration

4 Hours

Crowded Period

November - December

Best Season To Visit

October - March

Do's & Dont's

  • Do enjoy the vast collection of Birds.

  • Do not play any audio-system or musical instrument inside the Sanctuary.

Architecture

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Timings

Day Start Time End Time Adult Entry Fee Child Entry Fee
All Days
08:00 AM 05:00 PM 2.00 2.00

Transport Connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Sullurupeta Bus Station
12 KM 09959225646
Sullurupeta Railway Station
12 KM 139
Tirupati Airport
77 KM 0877-2275354

What to Carry

Binoculars, Carry water Bottle, Snacks

Suitable For

Adults Disabled Elderly Children Infants

Parking

Proper Parking is not available

Nearest Town

Town Name Distance
Sullurupeta 12 KM

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PULICAT LAKE WLS

Attakanitippa, Andhra Pradesh 524121, India

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