Flora and Fauna of Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary
The Alpine Sanctuary is rich in flora and fauna. It comprises of various rare species of plants and trees that are not visible in other places. Some of the common species of vegetation seen here are tall juniper, rhododendron, silver fir, orchid, primulas, gentians, wild strawberries, rare panax, irises etc. The sanctuary also has various species of medicinal plants like Nilo Bikh, Kutki, Jatamasi, etc. Various types animals can also be seen in Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary like Himalayan Black Bear, Musk Deer, Blood Pheasant, Leopard, Red Panda, Common Langur, Himalayan Marmot, Serow, Yellow throated Martens Weasel, Lesser Cats, Satyr Tragopan etc.
The sanctuary also has various residential as well as migratory birds. Some of the common birds that are seen here are Monal Pheasant, Laughing Thrushes, Satyr, Snow Partridges, Redbilled Choughs, Redstarts, Rose Finches, Tragopan, Kestrel, Firetailed Sunbirds, Forktails and many more.
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(Last Updated on : 29-10-2014)
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