India: Wildlife, Bird Sanctuaries, Reserve Forest For Tigers, Lions and Deer

Rain forest and abundance of the foodstuffs: these are the basic needs the wild animals need. The forests of India are very rich in these facilities and thus they are safe and comfortable to habitat for the animals and birds. The reserve forests and big parks reserved for the wildlife are the places attracting attention of the tourists visiting India. Flora and fauna pulsating with serene peace has become favourite among the tourists. The forests are full with Elephants, lions, chitah and other wild animals. Deer and rabbits and other beautiful animals are free to habitat in Indian forests.
Indian Elephant

In past the forests of India pulsated with roaring shots of the emperors and Kings of India who enjoyed hunting of wild animals. Even they had not spared the innocent birds. In recent past, the British officers, too, have widened their playground of hunting these animals. Perhaps in hunting animals like lions, cheetah, tigers, deer, and the birds, they had found a novel opportunity to feel like a great colonizer.

Indian Peacock, in Mating Season

But now a day every type of hunting is a matter of past. The parks in India are safe; the forests are reserved for different species of wild animals. While going through these articles, you would virtually visit some of the wonderful Bird Sanctuaries, Wildlife Reserves, and forests reserved for Tigers, Lions, Elephants, Deer, and for the birds whose species are facing danger of extinctions.

Jim Corbett National Park

Situated in the Himalayan range and in the state of Uttarakhand formerly known as Uttaranchal of India, the Corbett National park is one of the preferred destinations for the tourists visiting India.

White-Capped Water-Redstart, India

The Corbett sanctuary is known as India’s wider efforts to protect endangered species of tigers. In addition to the rare Bengal tigers, the tourists would encounter the nearby presence of spotted deer and peacefully living elephants gazing in the massy land of Jim Corbett Park. Once you tread in the hilly areas of the Corbett Park, you would find the leopards; and in the thickness of the wild forest the reptiles will make your eyes amazed with pleasure and variety of their species.

Location: 300 Km away from New Delhi, Easily approachable from Lucknow by motorway. The nearest railway station is Ramnagar, just 15 Km away from the park. The weather in this region remains moderately cool, due to its vicinity to the Himalayan range.

What will you see in Corbett National Park?

Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Birds and Crocodiles are the main attractions of Jim Corbett National Par of India. Cruising in a comfortable Jeep Safari, or riding on the back of an elephant, the tourists enjoy seeing wild animals, birds and reptiles during the season starting from November to June. During the monsoon, most of the parks in India who are under the spell of rain would remain closed for the visitors.

Those who love seeing and being with the birds, the Corbett Park is like the heaven. Here they would locate the presence of Water-birds and Waterside-birds. Some of these birds are native species and the migratory flocks of the birds, too, make their vacation home in the park. The beautiful birds like Darter, Grey Heron, White and black-necked Strokes and more than 500 species of birds.

While visiting the Corbett Park the accommodation would never be a problem. You can find a hotel of choice and suitable to your pocket. While going to the par from any of the nearby stations by motorway, you would find number of restaurants and hotels on the way, serving you the delicious Indian Dishes.

Kanha National Park

If you want to feel how Rudyard Kipling might have felt while writing his Jungle Book, you should visit the Kanha National park of India. Driving on the road through the grassy meadows, you would enjoy the lush bamboo forest that preserves flower plants of more than 600 species.

Kanha National park, situated in central India, spanning over 2000 square Km effectively: It covers two districts of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The well-preserved Tiger Reserve has become one of the most visited wildlife sanctuaries in India

Location: Central India, State of Madhya Pradesh. Nearest Airport: Jabalpur 170 Km. Connecting flights to Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities of India. You can book a ticket for train or air ticket from any authorized travel agent in India

Kanha national park offers the tourist its rich and wonderful flora and fauna with the roaring tigers and deer dancing among the songs of big and tiny birds. Though it is an area of deciduous dense forest, the accommodation is easily available. The increasing lodging and boarding resources established here and in nearby stations would suit to everyone’s budget.

While enjoying the arranged safari tour of the park, you would encounter the beauties of wildlife, bamboo forests, and the sal trees. While sitting on the back of an elephant it would look like a journey in dreamland.

When we tread through the grassland of the Kanha National park, the amazed herds of deer would cross our motorcade. The wonderful animals of different species eating this grass would make the tour memorable. The most attractive animal is the spotted deer. It is called Chital in the local language. It is wonderful specie eating grass and becoming food for the leopards and the tigers.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park

Brahmaputra, flowing through North Eastern region of India, is one of the biggest rivers in the world; the 430 square Km Kaziranga National Park is situated on the banks of Brahmputra River. The one horned Rhino is one of the most attractions for the tourist visiting this wild life sanctuary.

Besides the Rhino, the park is thickly populated by the typical Swamp Deer known as Barahsinga and the roaming crowds of big sized elephants. The tall grass and lush green vegetation is a proper place to be home for the herds of elephants. The abundance of prey animals have made this park known as the thickly populated by the endangered specie of tiger.

How to reach at Kaziranga

You contact your travel agent or book a pane ticket to Guwahati (200 Km from Kaziranga) or at Jorhat airport (100). You can chose railway and reach at Furkating station (75 km). The option of using motorway would also be a smart choice, as on the way you would encounter the restaurants cooking delicious Indian food.

Observing the wildlife or Bird Life in Kaziranga Park is a wonderful experience of the visitors’ life. They can ride in Jeep Safari or participate in a conducted bus tours. Hiking is not allowed in this park, as it might disturb the peaceful life of animals and birds.

The Birdlife International has identified the Kaziranga National Park as Important Bird Area. There had been alt least seven species of vultures in this park. But is is now exticted, perhaps, as it is believed that the birds might have eaten meat of a dead animal that might be contaminated by drugs of other things. [Images courtesy Wikimedia Commons , By Shyamvs78 12:00, 8 February 2008 (UTC) (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons and By Ajith U [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons , [Images courtesy By Altaipanther (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons ,Wikimedia Commons , By Dr. Tarak N Khan from Kolkata, India (Brown Fish Owl; Ketupa zelolensis) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons, By Altaipanther (Own work) [Public domain],via Wikimedia Commons , Images courtesy Flickr and By Peter Andersen (Taken by me) [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html">GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC-BY-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons]

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