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Bird Flu Scare: Birds under watch
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Bird Flu Scare: Birds under watch

January 6, 2021

Avian behaviour monitored hourly Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary remains open Disinfectant palate created to step into while entering the boating area Srirangapatna/Mysuru: Close to the heels of outbreak of bird flu in Kerala, the Karnataka Forest Department has sounded high alert in its bird sanctuaries and water bodies under its limits and also of those under…

Bird Flu Scare in Kerala: Mysuru Zoo, Bird Sanctuary on high alert
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Bird Flu Scare in Kerala: Mysuru Zoo, Bird Sanctuary on high alert

January 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: After Kerala was placed on high alert on Monday following outbreak of bird flu in Kottayam and Alappuzha districts, Mysuru Zoo and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary have been put on high alert. Mysuru Zoo Executive Director Ajit M. Kulkarni, speaking to Star of Mysore this morning said that the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) and…

Entry to KRS, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary banned from Oct. 24 to 31
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Entry to KRS, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary banned from Oct. 24 to 31

October 16, 2020

Mandya: Following Dasara festival being celebrated in Mysuru from Oct. 17 to 26 and Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) ordering closure of all tourist places in Mysuru District to prevent inflow of tourists as social distancing and other COVID guidelines could not be followed, Mandya DC Dr. M.V. Venkatesh too has banned tourist entry to KRS…

Rains increase water levels in KRS, Kabini Dams again
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Rains increase water levels in KRS, Kabini Dams again

September 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Thanks to copious rains in catchment areas, the inflow into KRS Dam has increased. Also, boating at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Srirangapatna has been suspended for one week following heavy discharge of water from the Dam.  According to information available, this morning (9 am), the inflow into KRS was 37,154 cusecs and outflow 43,475…

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary opens for tourists
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary opens for tourists

September 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna, which was temporarily closed from Aug. 6 was reopened to tourists yesterday. 90 tourists visited the bird sanctuary on the first day. Following heavy discharge of water to Cauvery River from KRS Dam, the bird sanctuary authorities, anticipating flooding of the sanctuary, had ordered temporary closure of the…

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary temporarily closed from today
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary temporarily closed from today

August 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Citing lack of tourists, prevention of COVID-19 from spreading and release of large quantity of water to Cauvery River from KRS in future, the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna, has been temporarily closed from today until further orders. Disclosing this to SOM this morning, Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF) Alexander said that as of…

Migratory birds enliven Ranganathittu
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Migratory birds enliven Ranganathittu

December 20, 2019

This year’s winter outing delayed by climatic changes By Vinay Karekura Winter has set in and different varieties of birds have slowly started arriving at the famed Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Srirangapatna taluk, Mandya district, for breeding.  The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is one of the most popular tourist spots in the State and is rated…

Safety mesh installed around sight-seeing boats
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Safety mesh installed around sight-seeing boats

December 20, 2019

Mysuru: To ensure the safety of tourists who go on boat trips to see the migratory birds at the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, the Forest Department has fixed iron mesh around the boats. The mesh has been fixed around four boats and gradually, all the boats will have this safety feature.  Generally tourists on boats touch…

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