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Flemingo Festival attracts huge crowds near Sullurupeta in Nellore

Flamingo festival at Sullurpeta, Nellore attracted huge crowds this year. The festival is held every year when the migratory birds arrive at their winter destination here, from all around the country and also from places as far as Siberia.
Nellore district forest officials have been taking census of the migratory birds at both the locations on [...]

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

[ 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 [...]

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Rare insectivorous plant found in Nelapattu, Nellore

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 [...]

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Famous breeding ground for pelicans

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 [...]

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Birds Festival ( Flamingo Festival ), Nellore

[ 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 [...]