Jharkhand: National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries

This is the list of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Jharkhand, India. Let us have a look on some National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries!
Created On: Nov 7, 2013 13:45 IST

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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