Magadi Bird Sanctuary

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Magadi Bird Sanctuary
ಮಾಗಡಿ ಪಕ್ಷಿಧಾಮ
Village
Magadi Bird Sanctuary is located in Karnataka
Magadi Bird Sanctuary
Magadi Bird Sanctuary
Coordinates: 15°13′00″N 75°30′43″E / 15.216647°N 75.511951°E / 15.216647; 75.511951Coordinates: 15°13′00″N 75°30′43″E / 15.216647°N 75.511951°E / 15.216647; 75.511951
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gadag district
Taluk Shirhatti
Lok Sabha Constituency Haveri
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 582117
Vehicle registration KA-26

Magadi Bird Sanctuary[1]created at the Magadi tank, it is one of the Biodiversity hotspots of Karnataka, in Karnataka.

Bar-headed goose migrates to Magadi wetlands of Gadag District, Karnataka

The Magadi tank is located in Magadi village of Shirhatti Taluk, Gadag District. From Gadag it is 26 km, it is located on Gadag-Bangalore Road, from Shirhatti it is 8 km, and from Lakshmeshwar 11 km.

Bar-headed Goose[2][3] is one of the birds which migrate to Magadi wetlands of Gadag District, Karnataka. Normally birds eat fish, amphibians, molluscs, snakes etc., but migratory birds eating agricultural produce is both interesting and curious too. Winter habitat is on cultivation, it feeds on barley, rice and wheat and may damage crops.

Controlling authorities[edit]

Controlling authorities of the Magadi tank are Department of Fisheries, Govt. of Karnataka and Village Panchayat, Magadi.

Local institutions[edit]

Local institutions include Village Panchayat, Development of tank fisheries and bird sanctuary

Karnakata University is supporting in terms of Birds study.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magadi tank, Biodiversity hotspots of Karnataka". Dr. A. V. Narasimha Murthy. Retrieved 2008-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Bar-headed Goose". Dr. A. V. Narasimha Murthy. Retrieved 2008-11-25. 
  3. ^ "BIRDS OF INDIA A8". Dr. A. V. Narasimha Murthy. Retrieved 2008-11-25. [dead link]

The Bar-headed Goose : [1]

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