Nelapattu Wildlife Sanctuary

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LOCATION & AREA: Nellore District. Area 4.58 Sq. Kms. UNIQUENESS: The largest breeding ground for the Grey Pelicans. You can watch the Pelicans in their nests from a few feet away. FLORA: A fresh water tank with Barringtonia trees providing nesting ground for Pelicans, also has Babul, Psosopis, Ipomea. FAUNA: Grey Pelican, Open Bill Stork, Spoon Bill, White Ibis, Night Heron, Cormorant, Teals, Ducks etc. Villagers of Nelapattu offer full protection to these birds. ACCESSIBILITY: 23 Kms. by road from Sullurpet railway station; 80 Kms. by road from Chennai on Chennai-Kolkata road (N.H.5). Nearest Airport
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