Coringa wildlife sanctuary Entry Timings, Opening and Closing Hours, Entry fees
Timings: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Best Time to Visit: Oct-May months.
Location: Kakinada – Yanam Highway. 20 Km from Kakinada.
Birds in the Sanctuary
Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Pied Kingfisher, Small Blue Kingfisher, Black-Capped Kingfisher, Pond Heron, Reef Heron, Grey Heron, Night Heron, Little Stint, Sand Piper, Red Shrank, Red Wattle-Lapwing, Crow Pheasant, Flamingos, Sea Gulls, Purple Heron, Brahmini Kite, Open Bill Stork, Little Cormorant
Many other migrating birds from Europe and Australia reach this sanctuary for reproduction. It is estimated that 78,000 – 88,000 migrating birds build nests for reproduction. As per the recent census, 67 different water birds and 30 other birds are spotted here.
Water living animals Olive Ridley turtles lays eggs, Otter can be seen here. Monkeys, Mongoose, Jackals, wild cats, reptiles are commonly seen here.
Coringa wildlife sanctuary
This wildlife sanctuary stretches over an area of 235 sq. Km. This area is declared as the wildlife sanctuary in the year 1978. The Wooden bridge which is 572 ft long is available for tourists walk thru the forest. 2 Km long wooden bridge also added for tourists sightseeing. Boating is available for tourists. The mangrove forest is natural formation at the bays of Rivers Krishna and the Godavari. Coringa mangrove is the second largest mangrove forests in India. 35 mangrove species can be seen here. EGREE (East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystem) an important bird area and potential for Ramsar Site.
How to reach Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary?
- The nearest airport is at Rajahmundry which is 70 km away
- The nearest railway station is at Kakinada which is 20 km away. Rajahmundry is 60 km away.
- This place can be reached by bus from Kakinada station.
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