April 22, 2017
8:30AM to 5:30PM
Sewri Jetty, Mumbai
The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has organized its annual flamingo festival on Earth Day this year, funded by Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation and supported by the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT).
A day-long event to enjoy these pink guests Mumbai receives every winter, the flamingo festival becomes a nature fair in its own way with a bevy of wetland birds to observe and over 20,000 flamingos as key attraction.
This festival is open for all and entry is absolutely free.
Free bus services have been arranged from Sewri railway station (east) for the visitors from 11:30 am till 5.30 pm on 22nd April.
The day will include educational and informative activities with BNHS experts and scientists. This year the flamingo festival will host renowned author Deepak Dalal for three sessions of book reading of his latest book ‘Flamingo in My Garden’ during the span of the day. Flamingo festival also presents a good opportunity for visitors to observe a number of water birds along with flamingos and gain a lot of knowledge about wetland ecosystem and birds through visual displays (exhibition), nature publications, and educational activities like ‘Span your Wings’, ‘Flamingo Quiz’, ‘Beaks and their types’, face painting and other fun activities.