Nellore tourist spots to get a facelift with central funds

March 2, 2016 0

Nellore District Collector Ms M. Janaki said that efforts are being made to develop Nellore as a coastal tourism hub. The district administration has taken works to transform beaches, lakes, bird sanctuaries and islands into an integrated hub for coastal tourism in Nellore district.
The central government released Rs. 63 crore for developing tourist facilities in beaches […]

Three days Flamingo Festival to start from January 9

January 6, 2015 0

AP Government is going to organize three days Flamingo festival from January 9th to 11th.  As part of this festival the Government has decided to organize road shows to mobilise wide support and participation in the festival. This festival is organised every year at the Sullurpet, Nellore Dt.

Many migratory birds, especially Flamingos arrive at  Nelapattu […]

Flamingo Festival to begin on 8th Jan in 2014 in Sullurpet, Nellore

December 19, 2013 1

[ January 8, 2014 to January 10, 2014. ] The three-day bird festival of Sullurupet in Nellore district, the Flamingo Festival is scheduled to begin on January 8th 2014. The district administration has been organising the festival every year to mark the arrival of thousands of migratory birds, especially flamingos, to Nelapattu Birds sanctuary and Pulicat lake, their winter home.

The festival was planned about a […]

Rare insectivorous plant found in Nelapattu, Nellore

February 13, 2012 0

Wildlife officials of Sullurpeta division spotted a rare insectivorous plant, Drosera Burmanni, on the tank bed of the famous Nelapattu bird sanctuary in SPSR Nellore district. The plant which is also called a carnivorous plant can catch and digest live prey (normally insects) to obtain nitrogen compounds that are lacking in its usual marshy habitat.

The […]

Famous breeding ground for pelicans

December 16, 2011 0

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is one of the best breeding grounds for Spot-billed Pelican in the country. Covering an area of 4.5 square kilometres, this lake serves as a nesting colony for thousands of migratory birds in winter. These birds build their nests on the Barringtonia sp. trees surrounding the lake.

The bird species that nest here […]

Birds Festival ( Flamingo Festival ), Nellore

December 14, 2011 1

[ January 7, 2012 to January 8, 2012. ] Nellore district administration is making arrangements to host the annual birds festival also known as Flamingo Festival on January 7th and 8th 2012. The festival will be held in the boys high school ground in Sullurupet town. Rural sports and boating competitions are going to be the main attractions during the festival. The administration is […]

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, Sulluru Peta

March 16, 2011 4

Many winter migratory birds from Siberian countries visit Nelapattu bird sanctuary every year. It is a breeding ground for some of the rare and endangered species like grey pelicans, open billed storks, little cormorants, sponbills, white ibies, night herons etc.

The lake is one of the largest Pelicanaries in South East Asia with more than 1500 […]