Birds Of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

By Rajeev Dass [email protected] | 2016

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The first 3 pics are sunrise and sunset at Bharatpur.

Awesome pic.

Loved this. According to Sir Peter Scott, Keoladeo Sanctuary is the world’s best bird area; and a favourite amongst ornithologists. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is called Keoladeo Ghana National Park.

Birds of Bharatpur. ''Keoladeo, the name derives from an ancient Hindu temple, devoted to Lord Shiva, which stands at the centre of the park. ''Ghana'' means dense, referring to the thick forest, which used to cover the area.''

Commonly seen Kingfisher. Thanks to Vijay Mallya kingfisher is a bad name today.

Birds of Bharatpur. Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a man-made and man-managed wetland. It is India’s most famous avifauna sanctuary that plays host to thousands of birds especially during the winter season.

Brahminy Starling is the name of this bird. The area was declared a national park on 10 March 1982, and accepted as a World Heritage Site in December 1985.''. To know more Click here

Bird name Rudy Shelduck.

Northern Shoverller Ducks.

Black necked stork. Delhi and Jaipur are the nearest airports. U can reach by road from Delhi 176kms, Jaipur 180kms, Agra 60kms. Railway station is 6 kms away from Park.

Another black necked stork.

Loved this pic.

Our cousins.

Affection for your child and desire to protect crosses man made barriers.

Grey heron with a catch ie fish. Captions by Editor. In case of any errors do write back.

Purple heron. To see pics of Jaipur City Click here

Painted storks. To see pics of Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary Click here

Flying mode - painted storks. In Bharatpur see Government Museum, Lohagarh Fort ruins and Deeg Palace ie 32 kms away from Bharatpur.

Sarus Cranes. To see video on Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Click here

Thoughtful mood. To see more pics of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary by Dr Salil Choksi Click here