Badopal Lake: Birding in Hanumangarh, Rajasthan


Badopal Lake is a fresh water lake located in the Pilibanga Tehsil of the Hanumangarh district. It is also close to Ganganagar. The lake is on the plains of Ghaggar river (mythical Saraswati river). Initially when i cane to know about the Badopal i was not too much excited because neither i heard about it earlier nor there was any good reviews on internet. Anyway decided to move and started early in the morning from shri Ganganagar. I reached Badopal just at the sunrise. The colors of the lake were amazing and provided great opportunity for photography. At entry i was greeted by the Greater Flamingos, Northern Shovelers, Black winged Stilts, Common Coots etc. As i moved ahead to other side of the lake, there were hundreds of the Greater Flamingos. Few were about to take flight and few were landing. Apart from Flamingos, there were Plovers and Pied Avocet.

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. srishti
    Sep 28, 2014 @ 05:05:53

    Thanks alok .its so nice of you.it helped me a lot with my project

    Reply

  2. srishti
    Sep 30, 2014 @ 03:40:37

    Thanks…… Mr alok

    Reply

  3. srishti
    Oct 02, 2014 @ 10:14:16

    its sad to know that this heaven is still hidden…

    Reply

  4. Manhar Singh
    Sep 29, 2015 @ 06:31:14

    Dear Alok Ji, I am planning to visit Badopal for birding..Can you help me with the list of species which can be spotted. Thanks, Manhar Singh

    Reply

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