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Sule Kere

IBA CODE: IN-KA-34


HABITATS: Freshwater Reservoir/Wetland

JURISDICTION: Minor Irrigation Department, Zilla Parishat

IBA CRITERIA

        1. A1 (Threatened species/Vulnerable)

      • Spot billed Pelican Pelicanus philipeensis
        2. A4i (≥ 1 Biogeographic populaiton)
  • Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  • Garganey Anas querquedula
        3. A4iii (≥ 20,000 Water birds)

PROTECTION STATUS: Under different government body


THREATS AND CONSERVATION ISSUES


INDUSTRIAL WASTE: PERSISTING

Sewage of Mandya town and effluents of Sugar Mills takes the route of feeder channel 

PESTICIDES IN THE RUNOFF FROM SURROUNDING FIELDS: PERSISTING

OVER-FISHING:  PERSISTING

INFESTATION BY WATER HYACINTH: PERSISTING

  • This is one of the  foremost foraging site of Spot-billed Pelicans that breeds in nearby Kokkare Bellur, an IBA

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