Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary imbibes one of the most supportive ecosystems in the region. With a wide range of flora, fauna and aquatic faunas, observed in and around the brackish water of the lake. It is located to the south west of Puri, covering a widespread area of 1100 sq kms. It is the most visited wildlife sanctuaries in Odisha. This sanctuary is the home to various migratory and local birds such as Flamingo, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Brahminy Kite, Spot billed Pelican, Bareheaded Goose, Open billed Stork, Spoonbill, Brahminy Duck, Widgeon, Pintail, Shovellers, Ibis, Stilt, Heron, Egret, Avocet, Gull, Tern and King Fisher etc. Apart from resident and migratory birds, Chilka Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to Blackbuck, Spotted Dear, Golden Jackals, Hyenas and many more. In aquatic wildlife, this sanctuary houses Dolphin, Prawn, Crab, Limbless Lizard and Crustaceans. More than 225 species of fish including Acentrogobius Griseous, Alephs Djedaba, Arius and the Elopes Machinate are found here.
It is about 120 km from Bhubaneswar Airport and tourist can find nearest railway station at Balugaon, on Howrah-Chennai track.
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