Magadi Bird Sanctuary

Magadi Bird Sanctuary

Magadi Bird Sanctuary[1]

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

Magadi Bird Sanctuary created at The Magadi tank, It is one of the Biodiversity hotspots of Karnataka, in North 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]

Bar headed goose[3] is one of the bird migrates to Magadi wetlands of Gadag District, North 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 damage crops.


Controlling authorities

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

Youth Clubs

Youth Clubs which are supporting are Shri Ramlingeshwar Yuvaka Mandala Magadi. Contact no of youth club Chief: +919886548779

Local Institutions

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

Karnakata University is supporting in terms of Birds study.


The Bar headed Goose : [1]

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