Ranganathittu Wildlife Sanctuary:
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, in the southern Indian
state of Karnataka, is an important tourist destination from Mysore city
orthe adjoining Vrindavan gardens, both of which are barely 20 km away.
The bird sanctuary, situated on the banks of the Kaveri River, includes
of a group of six islets as well. The isolated islets and the abundance
of aquatic insects during the monsoon make Ranganathittu a favorite
abode for birds. Ranganathittu attained the status of a
bird sanctuary in 1940, courtesy of the visions of India. s noted
ornithologist. Dr. Salim Ali. who, during his survey of the birds of
Mysore, advocated for the establishment of such a sanctuary. The
sanctuary is now a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and
bird watchers. The large number of birds at the sanctuary appears to
have attracted a sizable number of tourists as well. A total of 2,080
foreign tourists, besides 2,02,417 domestic tourists, had visited the
bird sanctuary in 1999. 2000, according to officials.
Climate(Ranganathittu Wildlife Sanctuary):
There are no extremities of temperature at Ranganathittu Sanctuary. The
temperature stays between the 23. 29°C range for most parts of the year.
In June, when the southwest monsoon peaks throughout Karnataka state,
heavy to very heavy rainfall, accompanied by waterlogging and mild
flooding, has been reported from the area.