Top Wildlife Sanctuaries of Maharashtra - 2

Top Wildlife Sanctuaries of Maharashtra - 2

  • Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary

Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary is the secure area for its Excellent Indian bustard. The drought prone and arid area of the refuge is home to several species of birds such as Indian bushlark,Great Indian bustard, Grey francolin and White eyed buzzard.

  • Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary at Satara district is headquartered at the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The refuge combined with Chandoli National Park and Sahyadri Tiger Reserve are linked with a forested wildlife corridor with Koyna refuge.

  • Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a favorite tourist destination at Sangli district of Maharashtra and is known for many kinds of deer,wild boar,Striped hyena and porcupines.

  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Mumbai town is most visited parks in Maharashtra. The large secure region is surrounded by Mumbai city and noteworthy for variety of species of fauna and flora, such as wild leopards.

  • Rehekuri Blackbuck Sanctuary

Rehekuri Blackbuck Sanctuary is located in outskirts of Karjat town in Ahmednagar district. This scenic wildlife refuge is home to a large quantity of Blackbucks or even Indian antelope in Maharashtra.

  • Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary

Bhigwan is a small village called miniature Bharatpur in Pune and Solapur district of Maharashtra. The backwaters of all Ujani dam provides best location for birdwatching around Pune particularly Flamingos,painted storks and Eurasian spoonbill.
Mayureshwar Chinkara Sanctuary and Rehekuri Blackbuck Sanctuary are also important tourist attractions around Pune for two days wildlife excursion. Follow the hyperlink to view bird photos in Bhigwan and Mayureshwar Sanctuary.

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