Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary in Corbett

Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

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An undisturbed wildlife haven tucked between the Corbett and Rajaji national parks, it was established on 9th January, 1987 to protect the biodiversity-rich. Covering a geographical territory of 301.76 sq km, the sanctuary is dotted with forests of Sal, Sheesham, Khair, Asna and Bamboo, which are inhabited by several wildlife species.

Asiatic Elephant, the migratory mammal species, is the main dweller and highlight of this wildlife paradise. The region also has an impressive tiger population, which is the reason why it was made a part of the Corbett Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger. Leopard, Bear, Cheetal, Sambar, Ghariyal, King Cobra and Otter are other mammals and reptiles that are found in this reserved area.

This wildlife sanctuary is popular for its bird population that includes about 550 avian species like Pied Hornbill, Hawk Eagle, Kaleej Pheasant and Fishing Eagle. Mahseer – a freshwater game fish dwell in the water bodies flowing in this region.

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    With breathtaking landscapes and splendid wildlife, Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is ideal for nature and wildlife photography.

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Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand