Thane Creek is one of the 500 significant bird conservation sites in India. With its rich natural resources and mangroves, the creek is home to over 205 species of birds. Rare birds such as whistling teals, golden plover, grey plover, hoopoe and avocet can be sighted here. Among the major waterfowls spotted here include lesser flamingo, greater flamingo, Asian open bill stork, white stork, pied avocet, eastern golden plover, ruddy turnstone and dunlin.
Updated on 27th June, 2005
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