Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary

  • Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, is a famous avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season.
  • Over 230 species of birds are known to be resident.
  • It is also a major tourist centre.
  • It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971.
  • It is also a World Heritage Site.
  • It is a man-made and man-managed wetland.
  • It was designated as a Ramsar site under the Wetland Convention in 1981.

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