The Indian Roller (Blue Jay), called 'Palapitta' in Telugu, may become the official bird of the soon-to-be Telangana state.It is the official bird of three states, including Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Karnataka.
One of the finest and most spectacular beaches of Neil Island, Bharatpur Beach attracts a horde of tourists year-round. This beach has a sprawling stretch of sand and greenery that overlooks a vast expanse of the blue sea. What makes this seafront popular is the presence of colourful coral reefs, which fascinate visitors. These reefs are inhabited by a variety of beautiful aquatic creatures that can be seen swimming around.
Myrtle Beach, a city and vacation resort on South Carolina’s Atlantic coast, is the hub of the Grand Strand, a 60-mile string of beaches. It’s also known for its celebrity-designed golf courses. Along its beachfront boardwalk are arcades, souvenir stands and restaurants, as well as the old-fashioned Family Kingdom amusement park and the SkyWheel, one of the country’s tallest Ferris wheels.
Sitapur Beach is a serene seafront, situated at the tip of the Neil Island in Andaman. Seemingly endless stretches of verdant foliage and white sand render breathtaking natural beauty. This picturesque beach along with the vast sea and clear blue sky forms a stunning landscape that mesmerises every visitor. Natural limestone formations are present all over this beach, which add to its scenic charm. Though prone to high tides, this beach is considered safe for swimming. It is ideal to visit the beach at the time of dawn, when the sun rises above the horizon.
Havelock Island is part of Ritchie’s Archipelago, in India’s Andaman Islands. It’s known for its dive sites and beaches, like Elephant Beach, with its coral reefs. Crescent-shaped Radhanagar Beach is a popular spot for watching the sunset. On the island’s east side, rocky sections mark long, tree-lined Vijaynagar Beach. The island's forested interior is home to birdlife such as white-headed mynas and woodpeckers.