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Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Location: Rajasthan
Area: 29 sq km
Major Attractions: Siberian Crane, Migratory Birds
Best Season to Visit: August-November, October to February for Migrant Bird

About Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryBharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Rajasthan, India
An ornithologist's stop, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary's 29 sq km of woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands attract an exciting variety of wildlife, especially birds. Miles of scenic trails wind through these habitats and provide a lovely view the forest. The sanctuary's nature features indigenous water- birds as well as migratory water birds and waterside birds that introduce you to the world of avians. Apart from birds, this sanctuary is also inhabited by Sambar, Chital, Nilgai and Boar. The park has some 300 species of avian population that keep decking up the park's beauty time to time in particular seasons. The name Keoldeo Ghana has been derived

Avian Attraction
The major attractions of tourists visiting the park are the numerous migratory birds, who come from as far away as Siberia and Central Asia and spend their winters in Bharatpur, before returning to their breeding grounds. Migratory birds at Bharatpur bird sanctuary include several species of Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Wheatears, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks and Pipits, etc.

Activities
There are well-defined forest trails, which can easily be covered on foot or on a cycle or you can also hire a rickshaw that are available on hire. Rickshaw pullers have been trained by the park management in bird watching and are quite knowledgeable. Boats are also available on hire. A early morning boat trip or a late evening one is quite a rewarding experience to check out the surprises of Bharatpur.

The forests here is well defined that can be covered on foot or auto rickshaw, available on hire. Rickshaw pullers have been trained by the park management in bird watching and are quite knowledgeable. Boats are also available on hire. A early morning boat trip or a late evening one can spill out beans that the sanctuary has hidden from you.

Birds, Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary, Rajasthan, India
Bharatpur Govenment Museum
One of the major attention destination after the Bharatpur sanctuary is Government Museum of Bharatpur, which provides a glimpse of the past royal splendour of Bharatpur.

Bharatpur Palace
Not far from the museum is the Bharatpur Palace, a fantastic structural blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture.

Lohagarh Fort
The invincible Lohagarh Fort, which remained unconquered despite several attacks by the British regime.

Deeg Palace
Situated just 32-kms away from Bharatpur is the Deeg Palace. A strong and massive fortress, Deeg Palace was the summer resort of the rulers of Bharatpur and houses numerous beautiful palaces and gardens.

Bharatpur Tracks
The nearest rail station is located at Agra at a distance of 56 kms from the place. Bharatpur is a well known rail head that has trains to every station. An excellent network of roadway services connects Bharatpur to all the major cities of the Rajasthan and its neighbouring states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana.
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