Telineelapuram Bird Sanctuary ,Tekkali - Visakhapatnam


Telineelapuram and Telukunchi Bird Sanctuaries are located in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Telineelapuram is a village located 65 kilometers from Srikakulam in Tekkali mandal, while Telukunchi is at a distance of 115 kilometers from Srikakulam in Ichchapuram mandal. They host the pelikan and the painted stork of the Siberian migratory birds. It is of great interest to lovers of nature to watch the scenario of the birds on the trees feeding young ones, during winter every year. Every year, over 3,000 pelicans and painted storks visit from Siberia to these villages during September and stay on till March. It is a paradise for bird observers. Researchers at Andhra University said the birds had been following this aerial route since 15 years. The migratory movement was first noticed over 15 years ago. At that time the number of birds exceeded 10,000. Today, the figure has been reduced to about 3,000.

Place of Interest in Srikakulam:

Srikakulam: Srikakulam is the head-quaraters of the District. It is located on the left bank of river Nagavali. Srikakulam was formerly known as � Chicacole�. Being the head quaraters of the District this place is connected by road to all important places in the District. Train facilities are available from Amadalavalasa at a distance of 13 Kms. There is one famous mosque known as Jamia Masjid . Two important temples viz. Sri Koteswara Swamy Temple and Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple are located in this town.

Rajam: Rajam is situated at a distance of 40 Kms. from Srikakulam town.
The place has nostalgic association with Tandra Paparayudu, the
valiant Sardar of Bobbili.

Ponduru: Ponduru is situated at a distance of 21 Kms. from Srikakulam town. The village is famous for the production of fine quality of Khadi which is popular through out India.

Sangam: Sangham is in Vangara Mandal, it is 56 Kms. from Srikakulam. Here three rivers viz. Nagavali, Suvarnamukhi and Vegavathi merge together. The Sangameswara temple located here
is one of the five linga kshetras, thousands of people congregatehere on Mahasivaratri

Andhra University | Anthropology Museum | Aquarium – Matsya Darshini | Dolphin’s Nose |
Fishing harbour | Hindustan Shipyard | Indira Gandhi Zoological Park | Kailasa Hill (Kailasagiri)
Kali Temple | Keertana Vanam | Lawson’s Bay & Beach Road | Mangamaripeta Beach (Creek)|
Mudsalova Water Park | Ramakrishna Beach |Rishikonda | Shivajipalem Park | Submarine Museum | The Three Hillocks | Rose Hill | Darga Konda | Sri Venkateswara Swamy Konda |
Victory at Sea | Visakha Museum | Visakhapatnam Port | VUDA Children’s Theatre | VUDA Park |