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Okhla Bird Sanctuary

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Photo by Alok TewariSunset at the Sanctuary, River Yamuna, January 2013
Photo by Alok Tewari
Sunset at the Sanctuary, River Yamuna, January 2013


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The Sanctuary is approximately 4 square kilometers in size and is one of 466 IBA's (Important Bird Areas) in India. More than 320 birds have been recorded.

The site is on the River Yamuna at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.

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Eleven species of birds seen in this framePhoto by Alok TewariRiver Yamuna, Delhi-UP Border,  India, Oct.-2011
Eleven species of birds seen in this frame
Photo by Alok Tewari
River Yamuna, Delhi-UP Border, India, Oct.-2011

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Birds you can see here include:

Ruddy Shelduck, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, Great Egret, Pied Avocet, Black-tailed Godwit, Black-headed Gull, Black-winged Stilt, Green Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Common Teal

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