(25-08-2019) » Field Trip: Geological Survey of India (GSI) Southern Region Campus, Nagole Bandlaguda

Dear Birders
We take great pleasure in inviting you to join us for a promising birding in the Geological Survey of India (GSI) Southern Region Campus, Nagole Bandlaguda on 25.08.19 beginning at 0630 am. Please reach destination directly.
The 300 acre campus of GSI has excellent green cover that is home to many birds and butterflies. To give you an idea about the route, in case we start from TTD Devasthanam-Himayat Nagar-Narayanguda Cross Roads-Fever Hospital-Doordarshan Kendra-Uppal-turn towards Nagole- hit Nagole cross roads-look out for Bharat Petroleum Petrol Pump on your left- turn left skirting the Petrol Pump and head towards Bandlaguda- turn right at Rajiv Swagruha at Anand Nagar Cross roads- go ahead for 500 meters, you will arrive at GSI (SR) on your left- there are two gates at the threshold- take the ‘TRAINING INSTITUTE’ gate. 
We have also lined up a visit to the Dr William King Geological Museum  where lies the complete articulated skeleton of Rhynchosaurus and the femur (thigh bone ) of Kotosaurus and  fossilised egg and bones of dinosaurs. Bring your children! Besides these, there are several samples of various minerals and gemstones which will be explained to you by expert Geologists. You will also be taken around a Rock Garden that showcases all types of rocks found in South India. We suggest you dont miss this extremely interesting learning experience.
For security reasons GSI needs every participants’ s name, telephone number and email id,  therefore please confirm your attendance/participation to this email address : secretarydeccanbirders@gmail.co positively before 20.08.19
Please note that non members need to pay Rs 100/ as Day charges and members need to wear their Deccan Birders identity card on person. Deccan Birders T shirts ( Rs 450/ ) and Caps Rs 250/ ) in Small,  Medium and Large sizes will be made available to you so please carry adequate cash and change. 
Should you need any other information do not hesitate to call me at 9949038532.
Hoping to see you in large numbers to partake in this very interesting trip to GSI. 
Best Regards
Surekha A
Deccan Birders