Birds of Sariska Tiger Reserve


Sariska Tiger Reserve is located in the Aravali Hills covering 800 sq km. Total area is divided into the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, sheer cliffs and rocky landscape.

Nearly 90% of the area in the sanctuary is covered with dhok trees accommodating various wildlife species. A variety of wild animals like the leopard, Sambhar, Chital, Nilgai, four-horned antelope, wild boar, rhesus  macaque, langur, hyena and jungle cats are found in the Sariska Tiger Reserve apart from the tiger. At present there are around 5 tigers relocated from Ranthambhor tiger reserve. One of the five tigers has been killed by the villagers.

The Sariska National Park is home to India’s largest population of peafowl. Other birds found in sariska are harbours quail, sand grouse, golden- backed woodpeckers and crested serpent eagles, among other species.

Ashy Brongo


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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. bharati das
    Jan 24, 2012 @ 06:10:20

    excellent photos.keep it up.very informative

    Reply

  2. Alok Verma
    Jan 24, 2012 @ 13:16:54

    Thnx Mam

    Reply

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