Bhigwan, famous for bird-watching especially for Flamingos, is a small town on the border of Pune and Solapur district. It is located on the Pune-Solapur Highway around 105 km from Pune on the backwaters of Ujani dam. Flocks of hundreds of flamingos can be seen at Bhigvan. It is a favorite spot for migratory birds. Birds with more than 230 species are found here which includes painted storks, bar-headed geese, demoiselle cranes, many kinds of Ducks, Herons, Egrets, etc. These birds can be seen in the winter season between December and March.

Greater Flamingo

Greater Flamingo

Early Morning at Bhigwan Lake

Early Morning at Bhigwan Lake

Greater Flamingos

Greater Flamingos

Greater Flamingos

Greater Flamingos

Asian Open-Bill Stork

Asian Open-Bill Stork

Asian Open-Bill Storks

Asian Open-Bill Storks

Black-winged Stilt

Black-winged Stilt

Common Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Woolly-necked stork

Woolly-necked stork

Black-headed Ibis

Black-headed Ibis

Grey Heron

Grey Heron

Greater Flamingo - Take-off

Greater Flamingo - Take-off

Eurasian Spoonbill

Eurasian Spoonbill

Greater Flamingos in flight

Greater Flamingos in flight

Pond Heron

Pond Heron

Asian Open-Bill Stork and Black-tailed Godwit

Asian Open-Bill Stork and Black-tailed Godwit

Gulls

Gulls

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit

Grater Flamingos

Grater Flamingos

Cormorant

Cormorant

TOGETHER WE FLY - Greater Flamingos in flight

TOGETHER WE FLY - Greater Flamingos in flight

Fishing at Bhigwan Lake

Fishing at Bhigwan Lake

Painted Stork

Painted Stork

Red-naped Ibis

Red-naped Ibis

Northern Shoveler in flight

Northern Shoveler in flight

Woolly-necked stork

Woolly-necked stork

Black Drongo

Black Drongo

Asian Open-Bill Stork - Take-off

Asian Open-Bill Stork - Take-off

Egret

Egret

Painted Stork

Painted Stork

Greater Flamingos in flight

Greater Flamingos in flight

Remains

Remains