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15th Jan, 2017

Bhigwan is a town near Pune, Maharashtra in Central India. It is located on the Pune-Solapur Highway around 105 km from Pune on the backwaters of Ujani dam. Bhigwan is famous for birdwatching especially flamingo and wild life photography. One can do a day trip to Bhigwan from Pune.

We started at 6 AM from Pune and reached Bhigwan at around 8:30 PM. After a short break for breakfast, started out for Bird watching. The first stop was near a bridge. We could spot a lot of birds such as Heron, River Turn, Spot billed Duck, etc. The second stop was a Diksal, near Bhigwan. ( right side road which goes towards Sugar factory) . You can hire a boat here to take near Falmingos and a lot of other water birds.dsc_4997dsc_4837dsc_4916dsc_4604dsc_5109dsc_4641dsc_4860