August 6, 2016

Pallikkaranai Wet Land

Site Name: Pallikkaranai Wet Land
Site Type: Wet Land
Location:  Pallikkaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India
Nearest Railway Station: Pallikkaranai
Nearest Airport: Chennai
How to reach: Well connected by road 
Hotel: A lot of options across Chennai
Restaurants: A lot of options across Chennai

Pallikkaranai Wet Land is the only surviving wetland eco system in Chennai city. It is spread for 80 square kms only nowadays. Earlier, it was spread much wider area. More number of bird species can be found in this marsh land than even the Vedantangal bird sanctuary. However, the number of bird species that can be spotted keep decreasing year after year. Unfortunately, the wetland has been encroached badly and even the Government has constructed IT Park in the wetland. So, one can see many apartments than the birds in the wetland today.

Happy travelling.





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