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Jharkhand: National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries

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    Name: Palamau Tiger Reserve, Betla

    District: Latehar

    Year of Notification: 1976

    Area (Sq. km.): 1026

    Principal Wildlife: Leopard, Tiger, Elephant, Cheetal, Gaur, Sambhar, Sloth Bear, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Wolf, Wild Dog, Hyaena

     

    Name: Hazaribag Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Hazaribag

    Year of Notification: 1976

    Area (Sq. km.): 186.25

    Principal Wildlife: Leopard, Tiger, Elephant, Barking Deer, Cheetal, Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Hyaena, Wild Boar

     

    Name: Mahuadanr Wolf Sanctuary

    District: Latehar

    Year of Notification: 1976

    Area (Sq. km.): 63.25

    Principal Wildlife: Wild Boar, Wolf Spotted Deer, Hares, Rats, Mongoose, Squirrels, Ground Birds

     

    Name: Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Singhbhum (East)

    Year of Notification: 1976

    Area (Sq. km.): 193.22

    Principal Wildlife: Mouse Deer, Elephant Leopard, Wild Boar, Barking Deer

     

    Name: Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Dhanbad

    Year of Notification: 1978

    Area (Sq. km.): 8.75

    Principal Wildlife: Jungle Cat, Leopard, Cheetal, Langur, Barking Deer, Mongoose, Wild Boar, Fox, Jackal, Wild Dog

     

    Name: Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Chatra

    Year of Notification: 1978

    Area (Sq. km.): 207

    Principal Wildlife: Leopard, Tiger, Barking Deer, Cheetal, Nilgai, Hyaena, Wild Boar, Langur

     

    Name: Koderma Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Koderma

    Year of Notification: 1985

    Area (Sq. km.): 150.62

    Principal Wildlife: Leopard, Tiger, Sloth Bear, Cheetal, Sambhar, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Nilgai, Gaint Squirrel, Fox, Jackal, Hyaena, Porcupine, Langur

     

    Name: Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Giridih

    Year of Notification: 1981

    Area (Sq. km.): 49.33

    Principal Wildlife: Sloth Bear, Leopard, Sambhar, Barking Deer, Cheetal, Wild Boar, Hyaena, Gaint Squirrel, Porcupine, Langur, Mongoose, Jungle Cat, Mongoose, Monkey

     

    Name: Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Gumla

    Year of Notification: 1990

    Area (Sq. km.): 183.18

    Principal Wildlife: Sloth Bear, Leopard, Jackal, Procupine, Monkey, Jungle Fowl, Hare, Koel, Patridges, Owl, Parakeet, Pheasants

     

    Name: Udhwa Lake Birds Sanctuary

    District: Sahebganj

    Year of Notification: 1991

    Area (Sq. km.): 5.65

    Principal Wildlife: Jacana, Gull, Teal, Dabchick, Cormorant, Darter, Plover, Lapwing, Egret, Wagtail, Heron, Stork, Ibies, Lark, Blue Rock Pigeon, Bee-eater, Myna, Sparrow, Bulbul Pipit, etc. Birds of prey like Brahminy Kite, tern, Hawak, Fishing Eagle,  vulture. Others like swallow, swift, Kingfisher, Indian Foller, Drongo, Parakeet.

     

    Name: Gautam Budha Wildlife Sanctuary

    District: Koderma

    Year of Notification: 1976

    Area (Sq. km.): 121.142

    Principal Wildlife: Sambhar, Sloth Beer, Cheetal, Nilgai, Barking Deer, Giant  Squirrel, Wild Boar

     

     

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