Migrant Watch at Bhandup Pumping Station (BPS)
Bhandup Pumping Station is the perfect place to watch terrestrial and wetland birds. Join us for an early morning walk to learn about the avian migrants flocking our city. This wetland is a wonderful site to watch cryptic birds like Lesser Sand Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Terek Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Little Stint and Temminck’s Stint; threatened birds like Black-headed Ibis, Painted Stork and Black-tailed Godwit; and waterfowls like Northern Shoveller, Common Teal, Garganey and Northern Pintail. If we are lucky we may also sight the Lesser and Greater flamingos.
Grade: Easy (2–3 km of easy walk)
Reporting: At 6:30 a.m.; Bhandup Pumping Station, along Eastern Express Highway (Near BPS Bus Stop). The programme will conclude between 9:00–9:30 a.m.
Charges: Rs. 600/- for members, Rs. 700/- for others.
Cost includes: Entry ticket and BNHS expertise only.
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