Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the popular wildlife reserves in India. It is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world and is home to diverse species of flora and fauna. Touring the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is a charming and memorable experience.
The Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan is also known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park. It is located in the state of Rajasthan and is an ideal habitat for diverse species of birds. In addition, there are also some other species like wild boards, deer, nilgai, porcupines and so on.
The Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is home to around 300 species of birds. It is famous for both water birds as well as migratory birds. The thick forest and the water bodies are ideal for various bird species. The sanctuary is an ideal place for bird watching trips.
Some of the important species of birds are peacocks, babblers, cuckoos, owls, woodpeckers, jungle fowls, cranes, pelicans, geese, ducks, eagles, stints, hawks, warblers, flycatchers, and buntings, wheatears and larks. The ideal time for coming to the sanctuary is between the months of August and November.
Visit to the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary form a popular part of the itinerary of Rajasthan safari and wildlife tours. Most tours are made in cars, trekkers or four wheelers. The sanctuary is also easily accessible. The nearest airport is at Agra. There are various wildlife resorts in Bharatpur which offer excellent accommodation amidst the scenic surroundings of the forest.