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[[Image:Paintedstork.jpg|thumb|Painted Stork at Ranganathittu]]
 
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Ranganathittu is a small (less than 1sq km) but very rick in bird population. The most common birds to spot are Painted Storks, Spoon Bill, White Ibis, Egret, Heron, Partridge.  
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Ranganathittu is a small (less than 1sq km) but very rick in bird population. The most common birds to spot are Painted Storks, Spoon Bill, White Ibis, Egret, Heron, Partridge. Most of the birds stay on  tiny islands within the river, a boat ride can take you real close to them.The river has few corcodiles which can be spotted during boat ride.
 
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Revision as of 20:12, 14 January 2006

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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is near Srirangapatna, Mandya District, Karnataka.

Painted Stork at Ranganathittu

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Understand

Ranganathittu is a small (less than 1sq km) but very rick in bird population. The most common birds to spot are Painted Storks, Spoon Bill, White Ibis, Egret, Heron, Partridge. Most of the birds stay on tiny islands within the river, a boat ride can take you real close to them.The river has few corcodiles which can be spotted during boat ride.

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

Fees/Permits

Get around

See

Do

Take a boat ride. Weekends can be very crowded and you may have stand in the queue for long. Try to arrive around 8:30 when the boat rides starts. Best time to spot birs are down and dusk.

Buy

Eat

A canteen witin the Sanctury sells tea, coffie and snacks.

Drink

Sleep

There is no lodge or hotels inside the sanctury. Nearest town Srirangapatna is just a few kms from here.

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