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Haryana Wildlife Tour
Wildlife Haryana has a forest covered land of about 3.5 per cent of the total area. A thorn Sambery dry deciduous forest, pine and thorny shrubs can be found all over the state. Chief trees are Kikar or Babul (Acacia nilotica), Khair (Acacia catechu), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Shisham or Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo), Pipal or Bo Tree (Ficus religiosa), Aam or Mango (Mangifera indica), Jamun or Java Plum (Syzygium cumini), Imli or Tamarind (Tamarindus indica), Barh or Banyan (Ficus indicus), Sagwan or Teak (Tectona grandis), Ber or Indian Jujube (Zizyphus mauritiana), Mitha Jal or Pillu (Salvadora indica), Khara Jal or Pillu (Salvador persica), Semul, Khejri (Prosopis cineraria), Lasura or Lehswa (Cordia dichotoma), Amla, Dhak (Butea frondosa), Shahtoot or mulberry (Morus alba atropurpurea), eucalyptus, Amrood or Guava (Psidium guajava), pine and poplar.
Wildlife in Haryana
Haryana is located in Northern India and is surrounded by the states of India such as Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. This state has a population of 2,10,83,000 and is spread over an area of 44212 sq Kms. Haryana is blessed with a rich history since a lot of significant incidents have took place over here. This state is also famous for its folk dances, crafts, fairs and festivals. This rich cultural heritage and the glory of past have gained a lot of popularity to this state. Innumerable tourists land up over here every year from all over the globe.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary :
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is a haven to a variety of domestic and migratory birds. Artificial mound, have turned into a green glade. The marsh has been converted into a water body. And with the years, hundreds of species of migratory birds have winged in to stay. Winter brings in birds from as far as Siberia. Flock of geese from Europe wing in too. The local birds flap in. The bird population include darters, egrets shovellers, gadwell and geese dominate. Teals, kingfishers, lapwings, sandpipers demoiselle cranes and such like water birds nestle in. Over 100 species have been identified here.
Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary :
Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary in district Jhajjar is around 15 km from Jhajjar town and is about one and a half hours drive from Delhi. The lake and the birds in it are the main attraction of this complex. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 1074 acres which makes it considerably larger than the Sultanpur bird sanctuary. The peripheral embankment is man made and basically constructed to store the escaped water of Jawaharlal Nehru canal through an escape channel at the time of power failure of lift canal system. The Bhindawas lake is being used by the migratory and resident birds of about 250 species.
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