(04-08-2019) » Field Trip: Osman Sagar Reservoir, Gandipet

Dear Birders
We are happy to invite all our members to Osman Sagar Reservoir aka Gandipet on 04.08.19 ( SUNDAY ). The convoy will leave converge point  Mangatrai Pearls in Punjagutta Cross Roads at 0630 am sharp. Likewise the convoy will make a pitstop for five minutes opposite Mrugavani National Park, Chilkur and leave from here at 0715 am. For your information, the route broadly is Punjagutta, Masab Tank, Mehdipatnam, Langar House, APPA Junction, Mrugavani and Chilkur Village.
A word about our birding destination. Osman Sagar was created by damming the Musi River in 1920, to provide an additional source of drinking water for Hyderabad It was constructed during the reign of the last Nizam of Hyderabad State, Osman Ali Khan, hence the name. 
So do come and enjoy birding by the water. Lift seekers and lift givers may please get in touch with me at 9949038532 so that I can coordinate car pooling to reduce our carbon footprint. Carry snacks,  water and rain gear ( optimistically speaking ) and do bring your children along for this half a day’s joyful bird outing.   
Please note that non members need to pay Rs100/ as day charges and members are requested to wear their identity cards on person.Kindly carry adequate cash and change to buy Deccan Birders’ T Shirts ( Rs450/ ) and Caps ( Rs 250/ ) which will be made available to you in sizes Small, Medium and Large.  
Expecting you in large numbers and looking forward to seeing you 
Best Regards
Surekha A
Deccan Birders