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 Major Wildlife

  • Wild animals: Sambhar, Nilgai, Black buck, Wild boar, Barking deer, Hog deer, Jungle cat, Jackal, Rhesus monkey, Hare, Fishing cat, Indian squirrel, Mongoose, Smooth Indian otter, Cobra, Indian pangolin, Python, Rat snake, Monitor lizard, Gardan lizard, Chital ,Indian porcupine and few sighting of Leopard also reported recently in Shivalik hills areas adjoining to Himachal Prades.
  • Birds: Black partridge, Grey partridge, Brahminy myna, Common quail, Grey partridge, Peafowl, Rose ringed parakeet, Jungle babbler, Spotted owlet, Dove, Bar headed goose, Common pochard, White eyed pochard, Fishing eagle, Indian skimmer, Blue winged teal, Red munia, Syke’s nightjar, Whistling teal, White-eyed pochard, Red jungle fowl, Coot, Green parakeet, Indian cormorant, Indian robin, Red vented bulbul, White breasted kingfisher, White rumped vulture, Shikra, Brahminy duck, Gadwall, Pintail, Jack snipe, Fantail snipe, Mallard & Nothern shoveler.

Major Wildlife and Forest Produce

Year

Timber

 

Firewood

Total

1980-81

99

40

139

1990-91

43

1

44

2001-01

166

7

173

2008-09

80


80

2009-10

130


130

2010-11

35


35

2011-12

33

-

33

2012-13®

91

 

87

2013-14(P)

87

-

87

 

Source: Statistical Abstract of Punjab, 2014

Minor forest produce from state forests of Punjab (Rs.)

  Year

Bamboo & canes

Fooder & grass

Others

1980-81

92,985

13,73,060

13,95,583

1990-91

-

28,14,946

14,14,064

2001-01

1,17,23,000

28,75,225

27,81,347

2008-09

1,20,00,000

13,75,000

30,40,500

2009-10

1,25,10,000

1,52,000

3,50,00,000

2010-11

69,03,500

9,02,750

40,90,907

2011-12

69,77,500

11,22,500

31,41,000

2012-13®

8,82,300

37,900

37,81,314

2013-14(P)

10,65,410

39,300

13,40,786

Source: Statistical Abstract of Punjab, 2014

 

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