Magadi Bird Sanctuary

Magadi Bird Sanctuary created at the Magadi tank, it is one of the Biodiversity hotspots of Karnataka, in Karnataka.

Bar-headed goose migrates to Magadi wetlands of Gadag District, Karnataka

The Magadi tank is located in Magadi village of Shirhatti Taluk, Gadag District. From Gadag it is 26 km, it is located on Gadag-Bangalore Road, from Shirhatti it is 8 km, and from Lakshmeshwar 11 km.

Bar-headed Goose is one of the birds which migrate to Magadi wetlands of Gadag District, Karnataka. Normally birds eat fish, amphibians, molluscs, snakes etc., but migratory birds eating agricultural produce is both interesting and curious too. Winter habitat is on cultivation, it feeds on barley, rice and wheat and may damage crops.