Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary

About Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary:

The Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary is located in Uppalapadu, near Guntur City, India. Painted storks, spot-billed pelicans and other birds that migrate from various countries such as Siberia and Australia use the village water tanks for nesting.

The bird population in these tanks used to be around 12,000 previously, however lately only about 7000 birds roost in this dwindling habitat through the year. But some initiatives have taken place such as adding artificial trees, local awareness, proper water supply to the ponds etc.The number of Pelicans, may be more than 1500.Besides this 6 pintail ducks a few cormorant 5 red crested pochard(rhodonesa rufina), common coot, common teal, black-headed ibises, 2 stilts were also sighted.

 

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Activity:

Major tourist attraction with birds, siberian cranes, ibis and painted strokes
Best Time to Visit: October, November, Monsoon, December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring
Location: Uppalapadu, Andhra Pradesh, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Vijayawada Airport

The nearest Airport Vijayawada Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Vijayawada Airport to Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary  is 51.1Kms

Railway Station: Guntur railway station

The nearest Railway station Guntur railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Guntur railway station to Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary is 8.5kms

Bus Stand: Guravayapalem Bus Stop

The nearest Bus Stand is Guravayapalem Bus Stop. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Guravayapalem Bus Stop to Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary is 69.4Kms

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