Bird sanctuaries are one of the most favorable destinations in photo tour. Here we are going to talk about one of the most beautiful bird sanctuaries in India and it is none other than the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It is also known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park and Keoladeo National Park. According to the UNESCO, this is one of the World Heritage Sites. Hence, you can understand that it is one of the most famous national parks in India. It is quite smaller than other sanctuaries in India, but it lets you get the pleasure of seeing more than 230 species of birds. This feature can make your photo tour really a memorable moment of life.

The bird sanctuary is located just near to the meeting point of the Banganga and Gambhir rivers in India. The 29 kilometers reserve is locally acknowledged as Ghana, and is a mixture of woodlands, woodland marshes, dry grasslands, and wetlands. Here you will be able to see more than 360 bird species, 50 species of fish, 7 turtle species, 5 species of lizards, 13 species of snakes, 7 amphibian species and a lot of other invertebrates. Numerous rare kinds of owls are also here and Brown Hawk Owl, Dusky Eagle Owl and Collared Scops Owl are some of those. In keeping with Sir Peter Scott’s view, the precise sanctuary is the best bird area in the world.


Cotton Pygmy Goose, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Common Snipe, Great Crested Grebe, Spotted Redshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Temminck's Stint, Northern Lapwing, Kentish Plover, necked Stork, Sarus Crane and Eurasian Wigeon are some of the most famous birds Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.  
You can also see here a lot of terrestrial birds such as Wryneck, Blue Cheeked Bee-eater, Oriental Skylark, Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Striated Babbler, Bluethroat, Marshall’s Iora, Cetti's Bush Warbler, Rain Quail, Clamorous Reed Warbler, Chestnut Bellied Sandgrouse, nightjars etc.

Apart from that you can also take the pleasure of world’s most beautiful birds like Greater Flamingo, White-bellied Heron, Spotbilled Pelican, Red-necked Grebe, Greater Adjutant, Pied Avocet, Ruddy Kingfisher, Curlew Sandpiper, Indian Skimmer and Spotted Crake. Moreover, the Jungle Cats, Striped Hyena, Blackbuck, Spotted Deer, Nilgai, and Sambar.


Previously it was mentioned that the park is known as Ghana which sounds as dense. So, you can understand that the park is a deep forest and lots of trees are there such as Jamun, Kadam, babool etc.

Important Info of the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary :


  • State of the national park : Rajasthan

  • Area measurement of the national park : Just about 29 square kilometers

  • Vegetation of the national park : Semi arid and marshes

  • Water resources of the national park : Canals, sluices and dykes

  • Altitude of the national park : 174 m above mean sea level

  • Monsoon in the national park : July to September

  • Summer in the national park : April to June

  • Winter in the national park : November to February

  • Temperature of the national park : 5°C to 47 0°C

  • Rainfall in the national park : 662 mm

Contact Details

Corporate Office

Dawar Creativity

F-76, Basement, Sushant Lok-2, Near Hong Kong Bazaar,

Sector 57, Gurgaon 122011, Haryana, India

Branch Office

50 Todar Mal Road, Bengali Market
New Delhi 110001, India

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