Udpuria village pond is situated about 28 km from Kota town of Rajasthan. The village can be approached on Kota–Shyopur road and is 7 kms from Digodh town and 10 km from the Chambal river. The pond covers an area of about 2 ha. The pond is predominantly rain-fed but is also connected to the Right Main Canal of the Chambal river and receives water from it in the summers when the canal is operating.
The villagers belong to the brahmin, meena, berwa, bawari and nandwana communities and all villagers are completely vegetarian.
The pond is nowadays well-known as a breeding ground for painted storks. According to the villagers these birds have been coming here since 1994. The site was first discovered by two bird watchers, Anil Nair and Akilesh Begri, during the winter birds survey in January 1997. According to the counts in January 1997, the number of young and adult birds was 250.
In addition to painted storks, other birds found in the area include the lesser whistling teal, common coot, purple moorhen, common moorhen, white-breasted waterhen, cotton teal, northern pintail, northern shoveller, Eurasian wigeon, spotbilled duck, red-wattled lapwing, black-winged stilt, white-breasted kingfisher, black ibis, stone curlew, Indian peafowl and black-necked stork. Babul, tamarind, banyan, peepal and neem are some of the tree species found here.