Nature Walk at Dadadalli (Enne hole Lake), Mysore district

Post date: Mar 29, 2013 4:08:46 PM

Date: 07.04.2013

Duration: 7.00 -11.00 hr

Weather: Clear sky, sunny and hot

Participants: 34 members

Habitat: Lake, Non-Irrigated fields, fallow land


  • Sighted totally 75 bird species, among them 14 are winter and local migrants
  • Observed- Two large groups of SPOT-BILLED PELICANs Pelecanus philippensis (totaling 292) fishing for their off-shoots present in Kukkarahalli, Ranganathittu and Kokkarebellur pelicanry.
  • A large congregation of 800+ COMMON COOT Fulica atra were foraging in the lake.
  • S/S Sadananda KB, Chandrashekar AP, Sheshagiri BR, Tanuja DH, and Somashekar guided participants on various nature topics like -BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, MAMMALS, PLANTS, CLIMATE, INVADING SPECIES, FARMING during session.
  • List of Winter & local migrants observed:

1. GLOSSY IBIS Plegadis falcinellus


3. COMMON SWALLOW Hirundo rustica

4. BOOTED WARBLER Iduna caligata

5. BLYTH’S REED WARBLER Acrocephalus dumetorum

6. COMMON SANDPIPER Actitis hypoleucos

7. WOOD SANDPIPER Tringa stagnatilis

8. LITTLE RINGED PLOVER Charadrius dubius

9. GARGANEY Anas querquedula

10. NORTHERN SHOVELER Anas clypeata

11. MARSH HARRIER Circus aeruginosus

12. COMMON GREENSHANK Tringa nebularia

13. BLACK WINGED STILT Himantopus himantopus

14. WHISKERED TERN Chlidonias hybridus


When : 07.04.2013, Sunday

Where : Surroundings of Dadadalli and surroundings

Habitat: Lake, Non-Irrigated fields, fallow land

How long : 4 Hours (07.00 to 11.00 AM)

Distance : 13 Km from Mysore

Charges/Fee : None

Instructions :

1. Program is open to all

2. Carry sufficient water and snacks for individual requirement

4. Please make your own vehicle arrangement to reach the location.

Assembly point :

Deviation road point towards waterbody, as marked in map, 07.00 am

Contact :

Shivaprakash A

+91-9480191661 / 0821-2461096 (7 PM to 9 PM )