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Keoladeo National Park


Keoladeo National Park, located in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is a renowned bird sanctuary and wetland ecosystem that attracts numerous avian species, both resident and migratory. Covering an area of around 29 square kilometers (11 square miles), the park was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 and is celebrated for its rich avifaunal diversity.

Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park is spread across 2,873 hectares of woodlands, grasslands, wetlands & woodland swamps. The vegetation here is of a dry deciduous type, with medium sized trees & shrubs found inside its forest. Some of the trees which can be commonly spotted inside the park are kadam, jamun, babul, kandi, ber, kair & piloo.

Keoladeo National Park is home to 370 species of birds. A large number of aquatic birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Siberia & China visit the park. In fact, it is the only region in India where the critically endangered Siberian Crane can be spotted during the winters. Some of the birds which you can expect to spot here are cranes, pelicans, eagles, wagtails, spotted bill duck, white breasted kingfisher, moor hen, painted stork, partridge, magpie robin, honey buzzard, rose ringed parakeet & green footed yellow pigeon.

Safari Points in Keoladeo National Park