Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary
Total Area: 3568-sq-kms
Species Found: Catla, Rahu, Murrel, Ech Paten, Karugu, Chidwa,Painted Storks, Herons, Coots, Teals, Cormorants, Pochards, Black and White Ibises, Spoon Bills, Open Billed Storks etc.
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About Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary
Manjira bird sanctuary spreads over an area of 20 sq.kms and is the abode of a number of resident and migratory birds and the marsh crocodiles.
It has an Environmental Education Centre with a museum, a library, and an auditorium. All this facilitates 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. Binoculars and books on identification of birds are also available. The films of birds and animals are also shown everyday on 16-mm projector.
Invertebrates : Prawns, Mollusis and Zoo plankton.
Fishes : Catla, Rahu, Murrel, Ech Paten, Karugu, Chidwa.
Reptiles : Monitor Lizards, Fresh Water Turtles, Cobra and Marsh Crocodiles.
Birds : Painted Storks, Herons, Coots, Teals, Cormorants, Pochards, Black and White Ibises, Spoon Bills, Open Billed Storks etc
Extensive growth of Babul Prosopis. Plants commonly found in water are Pistia, Hydrilla, Eichornia and Vallisneria
How to Reach There
Train to Hyderabad (150 km); Hyderabad (150 km)
Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary Tour Packages
At this moment we don't have any specific Tour package for Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary, but our representative would be happy to assist you if you are planning to visit Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary you can contact us with your query on the given phone numbers / email.
Tel + 91- 120 - 40526011 - 98 (88 hunting lines are available)
(24 hrs helpline) + 91 - 9212777223 / 24 / 25
Wildlife in Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is home of prawns, molluscs, various types of fishes such as calta, Rohu, Murrel,and Eel. Among reptiles turtles, cobra and marsh crocodiles occur. 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 ibise, spoon bill, open billed stork.
Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Information
Location : Sangareddy, Medak, Hydrabad, India.
Area : 3568 Sq. Kms.
Established : 1978
Time to Visit : 1st July to 31st October.
How to Reach Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary
By Air : Hydrabad is the nearest airport from Manjira Sanctuary.
By Rail : Nearest railway station is at Hyderabad (150 Kms)
By Road : It is 29 kms from Macherla the nearest town which is connected to Hyderabad, (50 kms). Medak- town is well connected by road and there are frequent bus services from Hyderabad, Nizamabad and Karimnagar.