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Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary



Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary lies near Sangareddy in Medak District, along the Manjira River. Spread over an area of about 20 acres, the sanctuary is located between Manjira and Singur barrages.

Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary includes nine small islands, occupied by marsh crocodiles, turtles and aquatic birds such as herons, storks, teals, ducks, geese, king fishers, moon hens, jacanas and kites. Fishes and invertebrates are also seen. The sanctuary has an environmental education center with a museum, library and an auditorium. Boats are available for the tourists to visit around the sanctuary for bird watching.

Best season to visit is from October to July. Shankarpalli Railway Station Hyderabad is about 50 km south-east of the sanctuary.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Medak
Location: Sangareddy
Phone: +91-8452-262591
Contact: Divisional Forest Offlcer

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