- In an effort to better conserve bird species, Ranganathittu bird sanctuary is being revamped and various measures such as soil stabilisation has have been taken.
- Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is located in the Mandya District of Karnataka. It comprises of six islets on the banks of Cauvery River.
- It was formed in 1648 when the then Mysuru king Kanteerava Narasimharaja constructed an embankment across the Cauvery River. It was designated as a bird sanctuary in 1940 owing to the efforts of famous ornithologist Salim Ali.
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