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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

IBA CODE: IN-KA-31

 

HABITATS: Riverine Vegetation


JURISDICTION: Forest Department, Wildlife Sanctuary since July 1940


IBA CRITERIA:
  1. A1 (Threatened Species/Vulnerable)

      • Darter Anhinga Melanogaster
      • Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
      • Oriental White Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalas
      • Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga
      • Spot billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis
  1. A4i (≥ 1 Biogeographic population)
      • Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala 

PROTECTION STATUS: Officially and practically protected 

THREATS AND CONSERVATION ISSUES

FLOODS: Once /twice a year

POLLUTION: Persisting (Overrun of Fertilizers and pesticides)

TOURISM: Persisting

INTENSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY: Added