The flamingos can be spotted in Mumbai between December and May.
Two species of flamingos migrate to Mumbai—the Greater and Lesser flamingos.
Great flamingos Long and thin neck pale pink black tipped bill. They are winter visitors to India said to arrive from Siberia and breed in Gujarat.
Other water birds that belong to mudflat habitats can also be spotted like white bellied sea eagles four species of egrets three species of herons two species of cormorants plovers kingfishers gulls terns sandpipers and more.
The Sewri Mahul mudflats has been declared an important bird area by BNHS. There are 422 important bird areas in India as identified by BNHS out of which 26 are in Maharashtra.