Manjira Wild Life Sanctuary
About Manjira Wild Life Sanctuary
Manjira wild life sanctuary is located at a distance of 60 kms from Hyderabad on the National Highway No.9. It is 5 kms away from Sangareddy, the headquarters of Medak district, Andhra Pradesh. It spreads over an area of 20 sq.kms and is the abode of a number of resident and migratory birds and the marsh crocodiles. It has an Environmental Education Centre with a museum, a library, and an auditorium. All this facilitates in educating the visitors about nature conservation and maintenance of ecological balance. Boats are in operation to take the visitors around the sanctuary for bird watching. Binoculars and books on identification of birds are also available. The films of birds and animals are also shown everyday on 16-mm projector.
Best time to visit Manjira wild life sanctuary
November to March.
Fauna & Flora of Manjira wild life sanctuary
- Invertebrates : Prawns, Mollusis and Zoo plankton.
- Fishes : Catla, Rahu, Murrel, Ech Paten, Karugu, Chidwa.
- Reptiles : Monitor Lizards, Fresh Water Turtles, Cobra and Marsh
- Birds : Painted Storks, Herons, Coots, Teals, Cormorants, Pochards,
Black and White Ibises, Spoon Bills, Open Billed Storks etc
- Flora: Extensive growth of Babul Prosopis. Plants commonly found in
water are Pistia, Hydrilla, Eichornia and Vallisneria.
How to reach Manjira wild life sanctuary
- Bus: Buses available from Hyderabad Imliban Bus Stand
- Air: Nearest Airport Hyderabad