Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary

About Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary:

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh, India, near the village of Nelapattu. It has an area of 458.92 hectares. It is an important breeding site for spot-billed pelicans. Southern dry evergreen scrub covers most of the sanctuary, including the 288 hectares of Kalluru Reserved Forest and 88 hectares of unreserved forest.

In all, 189 different species of birds can be found at the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, of which 50 species are migratory. These migratory birds include common teal, shoveler, Spot-bill duck, grey heron, black-winged stilt, and garganey gadwall. It was declared as a sanctuary in the year 1997 by the government of India.  The dominant tree and shrub species are Manilkara hexandra, Maba buxifolia, Memecylon edule, Buchanania angustifolia, Zizyphus xylopyrus, and others.

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The Sanctuary is famous as the largest Pelicanary . there are several aquatic birds including open-billed storks, ibises.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Nellore Airport

The nearest Airport Nellore Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Nellore Airport to Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary  is 78.7Kms

Railway Station: Nellore railway station

The nearest Railway station Nellore railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Nellore railway station to Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is 84.9kms

Bus Stand: Sullurupet APSRTC Bus Station

The nearest Bus Stand is Sullurupet APSRTC Bus Station . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Sullurupet APSRTC Bus Station to Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is 18.4Kms