Andra Pradesh is currently witnessing some of the best views in the country with its annual Flamingo Festival at numerous places from 3rd January to 5th January 2023.
Tourists, kids, and locals converged to the area around Pulicat Lake to celebrate the Flamingo Festival, which got off to a vibrant start at Sullurpeta, Atikanithippa, Nelapattu, and BV Palem sites in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh.
The yearly event celebrates the migrating birds’ influx to Indian coasts to breed, nest, and feed, providing birdwatchers with a visual feast. For many years, bird lovers and tourists have flocked to Pulicat Lake and the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary to observe these birds wandering through the shallow lake waters in search of food.
This yearly event aims to draw visitors from all around the world and connect people with the environment. The annual Flamingo Festival honours the thousands of birds that migrate to the Indian subcontinent each year during the winter.
They reproduce, eat, and build their nests throughout this time. For a few months, they make the coastlines and woods of India their haven. The Flamingo Festival is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy exciting activities put on by the local communities while also getting closer to nature.
The festival site at Sullurpeta will have a number of exhibition stalls with intriguing objects and opportunities for engagement with the departments of Forestry and Animal Husbandry.
The younger, more youthful crowd gathers at the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary’s other event location. While flamingos continue to be the festival’s main draw, other species including pelicans, storks, and other waders should also be on the lookout for.
These festival locations feature trees and lakes that provide a habitat for these lovely avian visitors. The Flamingo Festival also hosts activities including competitions for bird photography and programs to raise awareness of environmental issues.
How to reach Flamingo Festival in Andhra Pradesh:
By Air: Tirupati Airport, which is 100 KM distant, is the closest airport.
By Train: Nellore, located 40 kilometers distant, is the closest convenient railway station.
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