Migrant Watch at Bhandup Pumping Station
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During winters the city plays host to a plethora of migratory birds. Join us at Nerul to learn about these travellers of the avian world. The Wetland is a wonderful site to watch these cryptic birds like Lesser Sand Plover, Little Ring Plover, Kentish Plover, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Terek, Common, Curlew and Broad-billed Sandpiper; Little Stint, and Temminck’s Stint. Among them are also threatened birds like Black-headed Ibis, Painted Stork, and Black-tailed Godwit; and waterfowls like Northern Shoveller, Common Teal, Garganey, and Northern Pintail. If we are lucky Lesser and Greater Flamingos can also be seen here.
Charges: Rs 500/- for member and Rs 600/ for others.
Reporting: At 8:00 a.m. at Bhandup Pumping Station BEST stop on the Eastern Express (EE) highway. The programme will conclude by 10:00 a.m.
How to Reach: Bhandup pumping station bus stop is located very close to the Airoli bridge junction (West side). You can also take a bus from Kanjur to Airoli Junction or from Mulund to Bhandup Pumping Station bus stop or a rickshaw from both the stations to the Bhandup Pumping Station bus stop.
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