Migrant Watch at Bhandup Pumping Station (BPS)

26th January

Tue (Republic Day)

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 Ring 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 (1–2 km of easy walk)

Charges: Rs 600/- for members and Rs 700/ for others.

Reporting: At 8:00 a.m.; Bhandup Pumping Station, along Eastern Express Highway (Near BPS Bus Stop). Google Map Link 

The programme will conclude by 10:00 a.m.

Registration*: E-mail us at bnhs.programmes@gmail.com or call/WhatsApp at +91-9969798447. The programme will conclude by 10:00 a.m.

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