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 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 (Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary): Train to Hyderabad (150 km); Hyderabad (150 km)
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