Flora of Phawngpui National Park
The Phawngpui National Park contains various kinds of flora including Rhododendron, different unique species of Orchids, Daphnia, wild plants and flowers, many kinds of herbs, Sub-Tropical Forests consisting of Oak and Bamboos.
Fauna of Phawngpui National Park
There exists a wide range of animals in the Phawngpui National Park like Clouded Leopard, Capped Langur, Tiger, Goral, Leopard, Mountain Goat, Asiatic Black Bear, Slow Loris, Serow, Stump-Tailed Macaque, Leopard Cat, etc. The Clouded Leopard was noticed in 1997 for the first time. The park is also home to a various species of birds comprising Mrs. Hume's Pheasant, Blyth's Tragopan, Sunbird, Oriental Pied Hornbill, Large-Billed Crow, Striped Laughing Thrush, Dark-Rumped Swift, Black Eagle, Mountain Bamboo Partridge, Black Earred Shrike Babbler, Grey Sibia, Falcon, Purple Cochoa, Kaleej Pheasant and others.
Visitors are permitted to approach the national park only during the time between November till the end of April, which constitutes the dry season as it marks an environment-friendly climate and ambience for tourists as well as the wildlife residing here. The remaining part of the year is utilized by the authorities to supervise the development of this landscape.
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(Last Updated on : 12-04-2014)
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