Being a nature loving family, we are always exploring places to trek or bird watch. With hectic work and study schedules, these getaways take a back seat. A visit to Puttenahalli Lake was refreshing as we could walk as well spot many birds nesting in the lake.
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Picture1 – Little Egret in flight
Puttenahalli Lake is spread across 13 acres with rain water being the main source of water to the lake.
Picture2 – Large Cormorant and Grebe (right)
Many water and scrub / shore birds can be spotted here.
Picture3 – Bronze winged Jacana
It is a delight to walk around the lake and watch the birds of same feathers frolicking and breeding.
Picture4 – Pond Heron
Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust (PNLIT) is a non-profit, charitable trust, working with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), to rujuvenate and maintain Puttenahalli Lake.
Picture5 – Purple Heron
Picture6 – Whistling Ducks
Picture7 – Common Coot and young ones (right)
Picture8 – Shikra
Picture9 – Purple Moorhen
Picture10 – Spot Billed Duck
Picture11 – Garganey