Tag: Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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…

Two bird hunters arrested at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Two bird hunters arrested at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

November 28, 2019

Ranganathittu: Forest Department personnel have arrested two persons while they were hunting birds at Gendehosahalli Island in Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary and have rescued a live Cattle Egret bird, besides seizing a net, sling shot, hook, one bike and a dead Cattle Egret from them. The accused have been identified as 39-year-old Ramu and 28-year-old Ravi,…

Bird Flu scare: High alert at Ranganathittu, Kokkare Bellur, other Lakes
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Bird Flu scare: High alert at Ranganathittu, Kokkare Bellur, other Lakes

October 28, 2019

One more Spot-Billed Pelican found dead at Kukkarahalli Lake * Carcass, viscera sent to Bengaluru laboratory for tests  * Pollution Control Board collects smelly water samples  Mysuru: A high alert has been sounded at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Kokkare Bellur, Lingambudhi Lake and the Kukkarahalli Lake to prevent the occurrence and spread of Avian Influenza or…

Bird homes destroyed
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Bird homes destroyed

August 24, 2019

Many islands submerge under Cauvery in Ranganathittu  Tourist spot might take 7 to 8 years to regain its glory Srirangapatna: Heavy rainfall and the resultant water release from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam since a couple of weeks has flooded the world famous bird sanctuary at Ranganathittu, threatening the very existence of the winged…

KRS Dam Full
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KRS Dam Full

August 14, 2019

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary returning to normalcy; Ban on tourist entry continues Srirangapatna: The KRS dam is almost full following heavy rains in Kodagu district and just over half-a-feet is left to touch the maximum level of 124.80 feet. The water level today was recorded at 124.10 feet. Due to the floods in Kodagu, 41 feet…

Wellesley Bridge under threat of collapse
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Wellesley Bridge under threat of collapse

August 11, 2019

Tourist entry into Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary banned Hundreds flock KRS Dam to see crest gate water release Srirangapatna: The historical Wellesley Bridge, built by the British across River Cauvery at Srirangapatna, is under the threat of submersion and collapse. The neglected and dilapidated bridge is withstanding the heavy pressure of water as more than 1…

Boating services resume at Ranganathittu
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Boating services resume at Ranganathittu

July 23, 2019

Srirangapatna: The boating services, which was stopped at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary following release of water from KRS reservoir, has commenced from yesterday following stoppage of release of water from KRS. The authorities had released 5,000 cusecs to Tamil Nadu and 2,800 cusecs of water to canals from the reservoir following which boating services at Ranganathittu…

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