Waterbirds from the mudflats of Thane Creek, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: a review of distribution records from India

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Omkar Dilip Adhikari


Thane creek is one of the coastal and marine protected sites located in Mumbai which declared as a sanctuary recently in 2015.  Creek region provides diverse habitat to birds for feeding, nesting and resting, making it a potential bird watching sight for ornithologists and enthusiasts. This article presents some interesting observations of waterbird species recorded from mudflats of Thane creek near Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai and also reviewed their previous records from various states of India.

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