The Flamingo Festival is celebrated every year for three days at the famous brackish water of Lake Pulicat in Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary located at Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The festival will be hosted in Doravari Satram Mandal, in Nellore district. This year Flamingo Bird Festival held on December 27, 28 and 29. It is visual treat for bird lovers, ornithologists, environmentalists, and photographers.
Here officials making arrangements for visitors and also have rich cultural events and entertainment programmes. Nelapattu Bird sanctuary which is in area of about 459 hectares is made ready. Birds found in this sanctuary are, Flamingos, Pelicans, Siberian Storks, Golden Backed Wood Pecker, Spotted and Ring Doves, King Fishers, Painted Storks, White Necked Storks and Spoon Bills.
Flamingos welcome you to Flamingo Festival. Flamingos are large birds that are identifiable by their long necks, stick like legs and pink or reddish feathers. Flamingos embody the saying “you are what you eat.” The pink and reddish colors of a flamingo’s feathers come from eating pigments found in algae and invertebrates.
There are six species of flamingo, according to the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS): greater flamingo, lesser flamingo, Chilean flamingo, Andean flamingo, James’ (or puna) flamingo and American (or Caribbean) flamingo.
The government providing all arrangements at the Pulicat and Nelapattu bird sanctuaries for the visting tourists. Here boat racing for fishermen in pulicat lake it is best event for visitors and also boating point is providing by ap tourism at Bheemunivaripalem village near pulicat lake. So this is the best time to visit the Nelapattu Bird sanctuary. it is free entry during this festival.
Vistors can visit Sriharikota also. During the festival SHAR provides free entry forall visitors. SHAR runs free buses andprovide 1 hour ride to visitors tovisit entrance launch pads.
SHAR BUS TIMINGS
MORNING 10:00 am to 11:30 am
AFTERNOON 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Visitors want any information about the sanctuary contact the officials. officials details providing below here.
27-12-2016 to 29-12-2016
Tuesday to Thrusday
Flamingo Festival VISITING HOURS
6.00 AM – 6.00PM
Flamingo Festival CELEBRATION HOURS
6.00 AM – 11.00PM
Flamingo Festival Venue
ZP High School Ground, Sullurpeta
Contact Address of Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary
Divisional Forest Officer,
Sullurpet, Nellore District,
Andhra Pradesh – 524 121
Phone: +91 8623-242 158
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Way to Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary.
So many ways to reach this place through rail or Bus. Tirupati renigunta Airport also very near to Sullerpeta. Taxes are available in airport to reach this Sanctuary. AP goverment runs local buses from Sullurpeta to Bheemunivaripalem and nelapattu.