Pulicat Wildlife Sanctuary

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PULICAT Lake & Wildlife Sanctuary LOCATION & AREA: Nellore District. Area 500 Sq. Kms. UNIQUENESS: The second largest brackish water Eco-System in the Country supporting the largest congregation of Flamingos in the State. FLORA: A vast coastal shallow, brackish water lake along the coast of Bay of Bengal into which several fresh water streams drain. Species include Prosopis, Casuarina, Ipomea, Pongamia etc. FAUNA: The back waters attract large congregation of Greater and Lesser Flamingos, Grey Pelican, Painted Stork, Spoon Bills, Grey Heron, Ducks, Teals, Terns, Herons, Gull and a number of waders. ACCESSIBILITY: 10 Kms. by road from Sullurpet Railway station, 50 Kms. by road from Chennai on Chennai-Kolkata road (N.H 5); Nearest Airport
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