Vegetation: Mangroves and dry deciduous tropical forest.
Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary
It is located in the peripheryNagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reservein theNallamala Hills.
It is located between Mantralamma kanuma and Nandi kanuma hill passes.
It has a significant tiger population.
The Gundlakamma River flows through the sanctuary.
Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary
Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and an elephant reserve situated in Andhra Pradesh.
It is located along the Andhra and Tamil Nadu border.
It is the only sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh with a population of Asian elephants, which migrated after 200 years from neighbouring regions.
Kalyana Revu WaterFalls (also called Kalyan Drive Falls) is a waterfall located to the North of Palamaner in the Chittoor district of India in the Koudinya Wildlife Sanctuary. Kaigal Waterfalls is a waterfall located to the west of Palamaner in the Chittoor district of India in the Koudinya Wildlife Sanctuary.
Located in the Nandyal district of Andhra Pradesh.
It was established to protectGreat Indian Bustard (CR)andLesser florican (CR).
Sri Lankamalleswara Wildlife Sanctuary
It is located in the southern part of the Nallamala Hills.
The Wildlife Sanctuary is known for Jerdon’s courser bird (CR).
PennaRiver separates the Nallamala Hills from Palkonda hills.
Threats: Red sanders smuggling.
Sri Penusila Narasimha Wildlife Sanctuary
Located in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh.
It comprises a unique forest type viz. the dry evergreen forests.
Such vegetation is unique to the Coromandel Coast (Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh).
Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary
Located in Vishakhapatnam.
It was named after the local hillock Kambalakonda.
Nellapattu Wildlife Sanctuary (BS)
Located in Nellore district.
Southern dry evergreen scrub covers most of the sanctuary.
Commonly found species: Spotted Belied Pelican, Spoon Bill, White Ibis, Night Heron, Open Billed Stork, Painted Stork, Little Cormorant and Spoon Bill.
Ramsar Sites of Andhra Pradesh
Kolleru Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India located in state of Andhra Pradesh.
It is a naturally eutrophic (nutrient-rich) lake between the Godavari and the Krishna river basins.
It was previously a lagoon, but now it is several kilometres inland due to the coastline of emergence and delta formation. Two seasonal rivers directly feed it. It sustains both culture and capture fisheries, agriculture and related occupations.
Kolleru lake contains numerous fertile islets called lankas.