Flora of Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
Goro Dungar and Kala Dungar are the two different local hills of Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary which are covered with numerable microhabitats. Several species of shrubs, grasses and other plants can be observed here. Scrubs including Gorad, Guggal, Kahri, Kerdo, Khijado, Lai, Kahri Jar, Bokhano, Thor, Hermo Baval and much more survive in this wildlife sanctuary.
Fauna of Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary is filled with innumerable wild animals comprising Wild Boar, Nilgai, Jackal, Chinkara, Hare, Hyena, Sambar, Porcupine, Indian Hedgehog, Indian Fox, Indian Civet, Spiny-Tailed Lizard, Mongoose, Bluebull, Wild Ass and others. Different birds consisting of Osprey, Crow, Spoonbill, Black Vulture, Sparrow, White-Backed Vulture, Stork, Shoveller, Pelican, Brahminy Duck, Indian Cormorant, Sandpiper, Pochard, Plover, Pintail, Spotbill are a few of the numerous species of birds present in this wildlife reserve. The large quantity of flamingos dwelling in this region has been responsible for the naming of this sanctuary as 'Flamingo City'. Apart from Flamingo, Avocet and Rosy Pelican are the other kinds of birds which are noticed in this sanctuary. Thousands of Flamingos build their nests, in the Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary for mating.
(Last Updated on : 19-04-2014)
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