Pulicat Lake

Brackish lagoon

Pulicat Lake ( Telugu: Pulicat Sarassu పులికాట్ సరస్సు, Tamil: Pazhaverkadu Eri பழவேற்காடு ஏரி ) is the second largest brackish water lagoon in India. It straddles the border between the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel coast of South India. He is almost completely separated by the island of Sriharikota by the Bay of Bengal, but is still connected to the sea. The lake is home to a unique fauna. Pulicat Lake is named after the nearby town to its south end Pulicat ( Pazhaverkadu ) who was a Dutch Kolinie 1609-1825. On the island of Sriharikota Satish Dhawan Space Centre, the is.


The Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary around the lagoon. Between March and October of each year, the area has been inhabited by thousands of birds. Among the numerous species of birds especially the flamingos stand out with their pink feather dress.