Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary – UPSC Prelims

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary:
  • Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Jhajjar district of Haryana. In 2009, it was declared as a bird sanctuary by the Indian Government.
  • The sanctuary is an important part of the ecological corridor along the route of Sahibi River which traverses from Aravalli hills in Rajasthan to the Yamuna. The sanctuary is located just 1.5 km from Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • The sanctuary is an important wetland that provides a safe habitat to numerous animals and plants.
  • A total of 265 species of birds have been reported from the site. More than 30,000 migratory birds belonging to over 250 species visit Bhindawas throughout the year.
  • Included in Ramsar list.
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