Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  Which of the following observations are correct regarding the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, sometimes seen in news? 1.It is considered one of the biggest habitat for pelicans. 2.It is located about 20 km north of the Pulicat Lake. 3.The barrier island of Sriharikota separates the Pulicat lake from the Bay of Bengal. Select the correct option from the codes given below:

a. 2 only
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. 1,2,3


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Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is considered as one of the biggest habitat for some hundreds of pelicans and other birds. Pulicat lake is the second largest brackish water lake or lagoon in India, after Chilika Lake. Two rivers which feed the lagoon are the Arani river at the southern tip and the Kalangi River from the northwest.
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