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Ranganathittu boat rides attract tourists; not many prefer KRS Dam
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Ranganathittu boat rides attract tourists; not many prefer KRS Dam

October 10, 2021

After watching a resplendent illumination of Mysuru city last night and staying over, hundreds of tourists headed towards Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary this morning with their cameras and binoculars. Till 11 am, more than 500 tourists went in boats and since the last three to four days, over 10,000 have visited. Compared to Ranganathittu, there are…

State seeks Ramsar Site Tag for Ranganathittu Sanctuary
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State seeks Ramsar Site Tag for Ranganathittu Sanctuary

September 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking Ramsar Site Tag for Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Srirangapatna in Mandya district. If wetlands or Ramsar Sites are declared, they require stringent conservation measures. The Government has written to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), seeking Ramsar recognition for Ranganathittu…

Crocs kill goats in Virija Canal near Ranganathittu
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Crocs kill goats in Virija Canal near Ranganathittu

September 1, 2021

Forest Department places cage to trap the crocodiles Palahalli: Following complaints from villagers that two crocodiles had devoured their goats in Virija Canal near Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Srirangapatna taluk, the Forest Department personnel have swung into action to trap the crocs. Initially, the Forest staff had spread nets in the canal to catch the…

No Boating in Ranganathittu
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No Boating in Ranganathittu

July 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Boating operations have been suspended at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary for an indefinite period as the flow in the Cauvery has significantly increased. The bird sanctuary is located on the banks of River Cauvery downstream of KRS reservoir near Srirangapatna and once water is released from the reservoir, it gushes downstream resulting in the increase…

Ranganthittu‌ Re-opens
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Ranganthittu‌ Re-opens

July 7, 2021

First‌ ‌day‌ ‌collection‌ ‌Rs.‌ ‌26,000 ‌2020:‌ ‌Sanctuary‌ ‌closed‌ ‌for‌ ‌‌86‌ ‌‌days 2021:‌ ‌Visitors‌ ‌banned‌ ‌for‌ ‌‌68‌‌ ‌days By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, the largest bird sanctuary in Karnataka, on the banks of River Cauvery in Mandya, has re-opened after lockdown to enthral visitors again. The Sanctuary opened yesterday after a gap of…

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…

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