Nandankanan Bird Walk – Things to know about the Innitiative. Nandankanan invites volunteers to join “Nandankanan Bird Walk”. This programme is scheduled to be organize on every Sunday of month with 20 participants. Participants have to register their name and details on first come first basis between Monday to Friday. All the participants should report Nandankanan at 6:15 am. The bird walk will be from 06:30 am to 09: 30 am on every Sunday. A Whatsapp group is created for all participants to share their queries and experience.
The objective of conductrng bird walk is to give opportunity to the volunteers for exploring birds of Nandankanan and develop bond with birds and nature.
Nandankanan Zoological Park is a premier large zoo of India. Unlike other zoos in the country, Nandankanan is built right inside the forest and set in a completely natural environment. The animals are housed in enclosures with greenery with a feel of real forest and live with no fear or apprehension of becoming the hunter’s prey.
Nandankanan is 15 kms from Odisha’s capital, Bhubaneswar. The Bhubaneswar railway station is at a distance of 18 kms and the Biju Patnaik International Airport is at a distance of 20 kms. Tourist cottages inside Nandankanan are available for accommodation, only during day time, on prior reservation from the office of Deputy Director, Nandankanan Zoological Park.
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