If they are here now then it is early for them. This year, the birds have been spotted at the backwaters of Osmansagar lake and the foreshore of Himayatsagar which is teeming with shells and clams. There are reports of the birds being spotted at the Himayatsagar lake as well. They come here for a few hours and land at a safe distance from the dam. From one area to another as the locals kept offering tips about spotting the birds.