Pendur Wetland

WETLAND 6059 | TALUKA: MALVAN

Seasonal Area (Ha)29.35
Permanent Area (Ha)2.47
Lat, Long16.11, 73.61
JurisdictionRevenue department
Private land holder

Wetland type: Inland, Permanent freshwater lake, marshes, Shrub-dominated wetlands, Tree-dominated wetlands

Violation Reported: No Violations Reported

Pendur Map
Pendur Map
Pendur talao wetland habitat

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

  • Source of water for agriculture
  • Source of medicinal plants
  • Recreational site
  • Buffer against floods and storms
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Water purification
  • Acts as a sink for sediments
  • Habitat for migratory and other noteworthy fauna species
  • Violations not reports

CULTURAL & RELIGIOUS ASPECT

Artifacts in Pendur village (Courtesy: Krishnakant Gawde)

These are the ruined Jaina monuments lying in open air and in need of research at Katta-Pendur, behind Sateri Devi Temple, Tal. Malvan, Behind Sateri Devi Temple.

Co-Ordinates: 16°3’2″N 73°37’0″E

Information

Over the past decade, archaeologists have uncovered a host of medieval Shilahara sites that present evidence of a long history of international trade on the Konkan.
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BIO-DIVERSITY STUDY

Number of species spotted at location by expert team

FLORA SPECIES

174

BIRDS SPECIES

70

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BRIEF DOCUMENTATION REPORT

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FLORA FAUNA CHECKLIST