The Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh is rich in avifauna. There are more than 150 different species of birds in the Nagarjunasagar .The rich forests, river Krishna running through it, the hills and the greenery all attracts a large variety and number of birds to the Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Birds in Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary
Among the commonly spotted varieties of birds, one can frequently see the peafowl and the hornbill. During the winter months, there are quite a few migratory birds that fly to the Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary. The large reservoir of the Nagarjunasagar dam on River Krishna is the home to many species of water birds.Some of the birds found here are bonnet macaque,grey hornbill, the great Indian Bustard, Spot Bill Pelican, Lesser Florican and the almost extinct Jerdon's Courser.