Chilka Lake

Chilika Lake or Chilika Lake, a freshwater lagoon flowing over Odisha’s Puri, Khurda, and Ganjam districts, is the largest brackish water coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the world. The lagoon covers an area of more than 1,100 square kilometers at the mouth of the Daya River, which flows into the Bay of Bengal. You can see algae, seaweed, seaweed, fish and crabs blooming in the water.

During the peak migration season, Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary is home to more than 160 species of birds. These birds visit the sanctuary from the Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Aral Sea, and other remote regions of Russia, the Kyrgyz Mountains of Mongolia, Central and South East Asia, Ladakh, and the Himalayas. Being the largest wintering ground for migratory birds in the Indian subcontinent, Odisha’s Chilka Lake is an ecosystem with a habitat for many rare species of flora and fauna and large fish resources. The lake sustains more than 150,000 fishermen living in 132 villages located along the shores and islands.

Chilka Lake Travel Guide is really brilliant and it was in 1981 when Chilka Lake was designated as the first Indian wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.