Which is the first bird sanctuary of India?

Which is the first bird sanctuary?

All Answers (8) Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary (Formerly Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary) located in Rajasthan is the first bird sanctuary in India.

When was the first sanctuary established in India?

Among these, Project Tiger governs 51 tiger reserves, which are of special significance for the conservation of the Bengal tiger. The oldest bird sanctuary is Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary near Chennai in Tamil Nadu state, and was established in 1796.

Which is the oldest wildlife sanctuary of India?

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India, which was established in 1936 to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger.

Which is the smallest bird sanctuary in India?

That is how I discovered Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, nestled in Baramati, about 70km from Pune. It is arguably the smallest wildlife sanctuary in the country.

Which is the most famous bird sanctuary?

Top 7 Most Visited Bird Sanctuaries in India

  1. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (Rajasthan) …
  2. Chilika Lake Bird Sanctuary, Orissa. …
  3. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Haryana. …
  4. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Gujarat. …
  5. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu. …
  6. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kerala. …
  7. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Goa.

WHO declared bird sanctuary?

A wildlife sanctuary is defined by State Government via a Notification. There is no need to pass a legislation (act) by the state assembly to declare a wildlife sanctuary.

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Which is first tiger reserve in India?

List of Core and Buffer areas of Tiger Reserves in India

Sl. No. Name of Tiger Reserve (Year of creation) Total area (In Sq.Kms.)
1 Bandipur (1973-74) 1456.3
2 Corbett (1973-74) 1288.31
Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR) 80.60
3 Kanha (1973-74) 2051.791