Wings of Migration

Wings of Migration. Come, Join and Celebrate first ever Nandur Madhameshwar Bird Festival 2018 “Wings of Migration” filled with array of activities- guided bird walks, expert talks, technical sessions, bird race, photography competition, photography and postage stamp exhibition, photography contests for adults and painting, quiz and build bird nest competitions for kids. There is something for every generation to enjoy with our feathered friends and to share thoughts with hundreds of like minded festival goers.

What else? The floristic and faunal diversity of NMWLS includes 536 species of aquatic and terrestrial plants, 8 species of mammals, 265 species of birds, 24 species of freshwater fishes and 41 species of butterflies. You may encounter some of these creatures also.

Bird Walk

Join bird experts from different part of the state in morning and evening sessions of bird walks at different habitats of NMWLS to hear about birds’ life history, their special adaptations and migrations.

Kids Corner

The entertainment program consisting bird identification, bird stories, bird calls has been arranged to arouse curiosity of children about birds.

Photography Contest

Come with your photography equipment and hunt for series of photos. Take part in photo contest and find all the treasures for a chance to win the prizes.

Photography Contest Rules

Postage Stamp exhibition

Dear philatelist come and join innovative philatelic exhibition on birds. Everyone having bird postage stamp can participate with no cost and share the history of your stamp.

Bird Race

Don’t know what is it? So what’s it all about then? Well, in simple terms, it’s is a few people looking around whole day and trying to see or hear as many birds as possible. Yah! You can also participate in teams if you know birds.

Bird Race Rules

Technical Sessions

Come out and explore what is happening in Nandur Madhameshwar Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the afternoon doing hands on activities to learn about different aspects of birds and related topics.

Photography Exhibition

Located in Nature Interpretation Centre at Khangaon Thadi, an exhibition hall offers photographers to showcase their talent in the field of bird and nature photography.

Send Photographs for this exibition at phoenix8585@gmail.com

Please note, only photographs clicked at Nandur Madhameshwar Wildlife Sanctuary are allowed.

Painting Contest

Take part in this art activity. Test your artistic talent………..come on we all have them. Let loose and let the brush to stroke and paint to flow and express.

Painting competition Rules

Heritage Walk

NMWLS is primarily famous for migratory birds but it has also historical background right from Nandur Madhameshwar Dam to various temples along the banks of holy Godavari River like Nandur Madhameshwar Temple from which sanctuary get its nomenclature. A guide will tell you stories and will explain heritage values of the sites whether in architecture, history or culture.

Registration

Registration in advance is solicited from all interested participants to the Nandur Madhameshwar Bird Festival which will be done on a first come first served basis, to a maximum of 200 participants.

  • The registration for participation in the Bird Festival is required to be made only through online mode by making use of payment gateway.
  • The registration fee per individual is as below and the same is non-refundable.
  • Rs. 2000/three days (Rupees Two thousand only which includes festival Kit and Food).
  • Rs. 1000/ one-day (Rupees One thousand only which includes festival Kit and Food).
  • Rs. 500 (Rupees Five Hundred only for those who don’t want to avail food).
  • Green Army Registration is compulsory.
  • The online registration shall be open till 16/01/18 or till the delegate registration figure reaches 200 whichever is earlier.
  • The registration fee for the festival shall entail participation of delegates to the nature trails, technical and lecture sessions only.
  • The outstation participants shall be expected to make their own arrangements of stay in and around Nandur Madhameshwar Wildlife. Limited tented accommodation will be made available at Khangaon Thadi Rest house on first cum first basis. But it is advised to book accommodation at Nashik which is 40 kms from the festival venue. For details on suggested accommodation please go to “Accommodation”. Transport from Festival Venue to nature/bird watching trails shall however be arranged by the organizers.
  • In case of any queries regarding Registration form submission, Please contact us.
  • * The registration form is to be filled up online by furnishing relevant particulars. CLICK HERE Payment Category Options

    Payment Details

    Dena Bank, Saykheda Branch 422 210
    Gramparisthitiki Vikas Samiti C or Amol Rahunath Darade
    Tal: Niphad, District: Nashik
    A/C No: 154310036529
    RTGS/IFSC Code: BKDN0521543

    Please make payment through BHIM APP - A simple, quick and easy digital payment solution.

     

Venue

The festival will be conducted at two places in the Nandur Madhameshwar Wildlife Sanctuary namely Eco-Tourist Complex, Chapadgaon and Nature Interpretation Centre, Khangaon Thadi.

The events that will take place at both these venues are as follows:
Events at Eco-Tourist Complex, Chapadgaon:
Festival Registration
Lectures by Resource Persons
Technical Sessions




Events at Nature Interpretation Centre:
Photography Exhibition
Postage Stamp Exhibition
Photography Contest
Kids’ sessions

Events like Heritage Walk, Bird Race will start from the main venue at Eco-Tourist Complex, Chapadgaon.

How to reach there
By Road:


By Train:
Nearest Railway Station is Nashik Road Railway Station 

By Air:
Ozar Airport 

What to bring:

Binocular, Bird Field Guide and necessary clothing are necessary to enhance your experience of bird watching here.

Accommodation

The outstation participants shall be expected to make their own arrangements of stay in and around Nandur Madhameshwar Wildlife. Limited dormitory accommodation will be made available at Khangaon Thadi Rest house on first cum first basis. But it is advised to book accommodation at Nashik which is 40 kms from the festival venue.

Get Involved

Be a Volunteer
Contact Us

Be an Exhibitor
Promote your business/organization to hundreds of like-minded festival-goers. If you have bird watching and photographic equipments, wildlife and nature publications, wildlife paintings, photographs, sculptures, local handicrafts, local foods to sell and have an organization working in the field of wildlife and nature conservation, outdoor pursuits or just working for a cause and anything which you think will serve our purpose to connect people to nature is welcome. You will receive a booth, with a table and two chairs. Internal arrangements will be done by you. The allotment of prime spot is on the basis of first cum first served basis. Please no to things which are prohibited inside the sanctuary. The charges for stall/booth will be Rupees 3000 for 3 days.

  • In case of any queries regarding Registration form submission, Please contact us.
  • * The registration form is to be filled up online by furnishing relevant particulars. CLICK HERE Payment Category Options

    Payment Details

    Dena Bank, Saykheda Branch 422 210
    Gramparisthitiki Vikas Samiti C or Amol Rahunath Darade
    Tal: Niphad, District: Nashik
    A/C No: 154310036529
    RTGS/IFSC Code: BKDN0521543

    Please make payment through BHIM APP - A simple, quick and easy digital payment solution.