Mangalajodi is an olden village under Tangi, Odisha block in Khordha district of Odisha at the northern edge of Chilika Lake. Scenic beauty of this village and its vast wetland attracts the visitors. Its vast wetlands attract thousands of migratory birds, journey from as far different places of the world. Its wetlands now host more than 1.5 lakhs of birds in the peak season. November to March is a good time to visit for enjoying an amazing experience. Its importance as a significant global wetland habitat and declared as an International Bird Conservation Area.
Manglajodi National Park is near to the east-coast of Bay of Bengal and hence the weather at Manglajodi remains wet and humid. The temperature varies between 14 degree Celsius in winter to 40 degree Celsius in Summer.
How to Reach
Nearest railway station is Bhubhaneshwar approx. 75 Kms.
Nearest Airport is Bhubhaneshwar approx 75 Kms.
Mangalajodi is 75 kms from Bhubaneswar en-route to Chennai on NH-5.
Mangalajodi is known as heaven of water birds. Amongst the birds available here Lesser Whistling-Duck, Garganey, Ruddy Shelduck, Little Grebe, Northern Shoveler, Knob-billed Duck, Gadwall, Indian Spot-billed Duck, Asian Palm-Swift, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Gray-headed Swamphen, Watercock, Baillon’s Crake, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Bronze-winged Jacana are worth mention. Beside those birds Slaty-breasted Rail, Pacific Golden-Plover, Greater Painted-Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, Common Snipe, Collared Pratincole, Oriental Pratincole, Brown-headed Gull, Whiskered Tern, Little Cormorant, Yellow Bittern, Purple Heron, Cattle Egret, Osprey, White-throated Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, Citrine Wagtail are also seen here.
Let’s Go Birding
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