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District

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Year of Establishment

Area (Ha)

Important Flora

Important Fauna

Forest type

Patiala

 

Bir Motibagh

1952

654.0

Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Kikar (Acacia Nilotica), Beri (Zizyphus mauritiana), Amb (Mangifera indica), Jamun (Syzygium cumini ), Neem (Azadirachata indica), Drek (Melia azadirachta), Khajoor (Phoenix sylvestris), Lasura (Cordia myxa), Teak (Tectona grandis), Imli (Tamarindus indica), Eucalyptus, Bamboo, Karir(Capparis aphylla), Karonda (Carissa karanda) etc.

Black buck (Antilope cervicapra), Hog deer (Axis porcinus), Chital (Axis axis),Blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Wild boar (Sus scrufa), Rhesus Monkey (Macca mulatta), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Brahminy Myna (Sturnia pagodarum), Black Partridges (Francolinus francolinus) and Grey Partridges (Francolinus pondicerianus ) and Quails .

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest.

Bir Bhunerheri

1952

661.66

Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Kikar (Acacia Nilotica), Jand (Prosopis cineraria), Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), Siris (Albizzia sp.),  Dholi , Nara (Arundinaria falcata), Palwan (Dichanthium annulatum), Sariala (Heteropogon contortis), Beri (Zizyphus mauritiana), Jamun (Syzygium cumini), Neem (Azadirachata indica), Simbal (Bombex ceiba), Phalahi, Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Mesquite, Sarkanda, Toon (Toona ciliata), Dhak (Butea monosperma) , Karir(Capparis aphylla), Karonda (Carissa karanda). etc.

Porcupine (Hystrix indica ), Black Buck (Antilope cervicapra),, Sambar (Cervus unicolor), Blue Bull, Rhesus monkey (Macca mulatta), Jackal (Canis aurius), Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Hare (Lepus nigricollis), Hog Deer (Axis porcinus), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Black and Grey Partridges, Rose Ringed Parakeets (Psittacula krameri), Spotted Owlet (Athene brama),   Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix), Dove (Streptopelia spps.), Blue Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) and Jungle Babbler (Turdoides striata,).

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Bir Dosanjh

1952

517.59

Neem (Azadirachata indica), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Kikar (A. nilotica), Dhak (Butea monosperma), Beri (Zizyphus mauritiana), Jand (Prosopis cineraria), Simble, Phalahai, Eucalyptus etc.

Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Hare (Lepus nigricollis), Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Rhesus Monkey (Macca mulatta), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), etc.

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Bir Bhadson

1952

1022.63

Neem (Azadirachata indica), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Kikar, Eucalyptus, Mulberry, Drek (Melia azadirachta), Beri (Zizyphus mauritiana), Simbal, Phalahi, Jamun (Syzigium cumini),  Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora),  and Dhak (Butea monosperma) etc.

Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Hare (Lepus nigricollis), Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Jackal (Canis aureus), Rhesus Monkey (Macca mulatta), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Black and Grey Partridges, Rose Ringed Parakeets (Psittacula krameri), Spotted Owlet (Athene brama).

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Mehas

1952

123.43

Eucalyptus, Mulberry, Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) , Khair (Accacia catechu), Kikar (A. nilotica), Beri (Zizyphus mauritiana), Simbal, Phalahi, Jamun (Syzigium cumini),  Siris, Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), Karir (Capparis aphylla), Karonda (Carissa karanda). etc

Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Rhesus Monkey (Macca mulatta), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) etc,

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Bir Gurdialpura

1977

620.53

Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), Kikar, Neem (Azadirachata indica), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) Siris (Albizia lebbeck), Toot ( Morus alba), Beri (Zizyphus mauritiana), Mango, Jamun (Syzigium cumini), Drek, Khajoor, Lasura (Cordia myxa), Teak, Imli (Tamarindus indica), Eucalyptus, Bamboo, Karir(Capparis aphylla), Karonda (Carissa karanda). etc.

Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Hog deer (Axis porcinus), Hare (Lepus nigricollis), Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Jackal (Canis aureus), Rhesus Monkey (Macca mulatta), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Rose, Black and Grey Partridges, Dove and Spotted owlet (Athene brama).

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Sangrur

Bir Aishwan

 1952

2264.40

Eucalyptus, Mulberry, Neem (Azadirachata indica), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) Khair (Accacia catechu), Kikar (A. nilotica), Beri (Ziziphus jujube), Simbal, Jamun (Syzigium cumini), Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), Karir(Capparis aphylla), Karonda (Carissa karanda). etc.

Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Hare (Lepus nigricollis),, Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Jackal (Canis aureus), Rhesus Monkey (Macca mulatta), Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Black and Grey Partridges, Rose Ringed, Parakeets, Spotted Owlet (Athene brama) etc.

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Ferozepur

Harike Lake

1982

8600.0

Khair (Accacia catechu), Bel (Aegle mermelos), Kala Siris (Albizia lebbeck), Chitta siris (Albizia procera), Simbal, Typha angustata, Saccharum sp. and Ipomea sp. etc.

Fishing Cat, Hog Deer (Axis porcinus), Wild boar (Sus scrufa), Common Pochard (Aythya ferina), Red Crested Pochard (Rhodonessa rufina), White-Eyed Pochard (Aythya. nynoca), Whistling Teal (Dendrocygna javanica), Scaup Duck, Bar Headed Gees, Gray Leg Geese, Indian Skimmer Syke’s Nightjar (Rynchops albicollis), Fishing Eagle etc.

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous forest.

Abohar

1975

18650.0

Khair (Accacia catechu) Kala Siris (Albizia lebbeck), Neem (Azadirachata indica), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Drek (Melia azadirachta), Jand and Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora),  etc.

Black buck (Antilope cervicapra) ,Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Wild boar (Sus scrufa), and Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) etc.

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed deciduous forest

Hoshiarpur

Takhni-Rehmapur

1993

382.0

Neem (Azadirachata indica), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo),    Arjun (Terminalia arjuna),Siris (Albizia lebbeck ), Pipal (Ficus religiosa), Kikar (A.nilotica), Eucalyptus, Bargad (Ficus bengalensis), Amb Mangifera indica), Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), Dhak(Butea monosperma),Planch (Holoptelia integrifolia) etc.

Sambar (Cervus unicolor), Hog deer (Axis porcinus), Barking Deer (Muntiacus muntjak), Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Jackal (Canis aureus), Black napped Hare, Indian Pangolin (Manis crassi audata), Mongoose (Herpestes javanicus),  Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosus), Cobra (Naja naja), Python (Python molurus), Monitor Lizard (Varanus bengalensis), Garden Lizard (Calotes versicolor) and 88 species of Birds (including Red Jungle Fowl and Kaleej Pheasant).

Northern Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest.

Rupnagar

Jhajjar-Bachauli

1998

116.0

Khair (Accacia catechu), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo),   Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala), Siris (Albizia lebbeck), Kikkar (Accacia nilotica), Ficus species etc.

Hog deer (Axis porcinus), Barking Deer (Muntiacus muntjak), Hare (Lepus nigrocollis), Jackal (Canis aureus), Python (Python molurus), Cobra (Naja naja), Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosus)

Dry Deciduous Forest.

Gurdaspur

Kathlaur-Kushliyan

2007

758.40

Sugarcane (Saccarum officinalis), Kash (S. spontaneum) and Khair (Accacia catechu), Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Nal bans (Bambusa bambos) & Dendrocalamus strictus, Amrud (Psidium gujava), Salix sp.,and Eucalyptus etc.

Hog deer (Axis porcinus), Barking Deer (Muntiacus muntjak), Sambar (Cervus unicolor), Chital (Axis axis), Blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Wild boar (Sus scrufa), Python (Python molurus), Pangolin (Manis crassi audata), and birds like Partridges, Parrots, Hawk Eagle and Vultures.

 

Total

12 Sanctuaries

Total

32370.64

 

 

 

Community Reserves

Hoshiarpur

Lalwan Community Reserve

2007

 

1266.80

Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo), Dhak (Butea monosperma), Siris (Albizia lebbeck), Pipal (Ficus religiosa), Neem (Azadirachata indica),  Leucaena leucephala, Amb (Mangifera indica), Jamun (Syzigium cumini), Khair (Accacia catechu), Beri (Ziziphus jujube), Planch (Holeptra urtigrifolia) etc.

Sambar (Cervus unicolor), Barking Deer (Muntiacus muntjak), Wild boar (Sus scrufa), Jungle Cat (Felis chaus), Jacal (Canis aureus), Black napped Hare, Mongoose (Herpestes spp.), Pangolin (Manis crassiaudata), Cobra (Naja naja), Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosus),Python (Python molurus),  Sanda, Indian porcupine (Hysterix indica), Blue Bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Monkey (Macaca mulatta) and Shikra (Accipiter badius).

Tropical Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest

Gurdaspur

Keshopur Chhamb Community Reserve

2007

 

340.0

There are miscellaneous trees such as Amb (Mangifera indica) and Neem (Azadirachata indica), in an isolated manner. The wetland is endowed with Lotus, Sugarcane (Saccarum officinalis), (Kash) S. spontaneum and other weeds.

 Bar Headed Geese, Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Pintail, Brahminy Duck (Tadorna ferruginea), Gadwall (Anas strepera), Nothern Shoveler (Anas clypeata), Spot Bill , Black Ibis (Pseudibis papillosa), White eyed Pochard, Common Teal (Anas crecca), Blue Winged Teal (Anas querquedula), Gull (Larus spp.), Jack snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus), Fantail snipe (Gallinago gallinago) etc.

Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest

 

 

Total

1606.80

 

 

 


Source: Zoological Survey of India, Dehradun