Magadi Bird Sanctuary
|Magadi Bird Sanctuary
|Lok Sabha Constituency||Haveri|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
The bar-headed goose is one of the birds which migrate to Magadi wetlands. Normally birds eat fish, amphibians, molluscs, snakes etc., but migratory birds eating agricultural produce is both interesting and curious too. In the winter it feeds on barley, rice and wheat and may damage crops.
Controlling authorities of the Magadi tank are Department of Fisheries, Government of Karnataka and Village Panchayat, Magadi.
Local institutions include the village panchayat, development of tank fisheries and bird sanctuary
Karnatak University supports the study of birds.
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