One of the significant travel attractions in Indian, Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctury Bird Sanctuary encircled by marshes and scrubland is also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Keoladeo, the name derives from an ancient Hindu temple, devoted to Lord Shiva, which stands at the centre of the park. ‘Ghana’ means dense, referring to the thick forest, which provides coverage for the area.This bird Sanctuary is famous as an ‘Ornithologist’s Paradise’ that offers protection to faunal.species as well. Nesting indigenous water birds as well as migratory water birds as well as waterside birds, this sanctuary has a total land area of 29 sq km of bird land protects more than 300
types of birds, some common and a few exotic ones.
Memoirs involving Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary India
At the start of this century, this lake was developed, and was divided into several portions.A system of small dams, dykes, sluice gates, etc., was created to control water level in different sections. This became the hunting preserve of the Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctury royalty, and one of the best duck-shooting wetlands in the world. Hunting was prohibited by mid-60s. The area was declared a national park on 10 March 1982, and accepted as a World Heritage Site in December 1985.
Appealing Wildlife of Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctury Bird Sanctuary
The substantial attractions of tourists visiting the park are the numerous migratory birds, which comes from as far away as Siberia and Central Asia and spend their winters in Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctury, before going back to their breeding grounds. Migratory birds at Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctury Bird Sanctuary include several species of Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks and Pipits, etc. inhabited by Sambhar, Chital, Nilgai and Boar.
Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctury Government Museum and Palace, Lohgarh Palace and Deeg Palace
Best Period to Go to Bharatpur
The best visiting time of Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary is during the months of August-November for resident breeding birds and October- February for migrant birds.
How to obtain there
Air : Delhi and Jaipur are the nearest airports for Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
Rail :The nearest railway station is Bharatpur Junction which is 5 kms. away.
Road : Bharatpur is well connected with other parts of the country by very fine roads. You can travel through your own vehicle too. Although there are regular buses are available from Delhi, Mathura, Jaipur, Alwar and neighboring.
More great attractions can be found in the Explore Wildlife in India page.