This sanctuary is located in Balodabazar district, which is 245 square kilometers. Is spread over the area of. It was declared as Wildlife Sanctuary under the Wildlife Act in 1972.
It is a mixture of sanctuary, flat and mountainous area which extends from 265 meters to 400 meters. In this sanctuary, four horned deer, tigers, leopards, wild buffaloes, dragon, barking deer, hyena, porcupine, chinkara and black box etc. are found. Here is a lot to see for bird lovers.
Here many species of birds of various types like Bagley, Bulbul, Irgates and Parrot etc. can be seen here. This forest area is rich in dry deciduous trees and other trees including tendu, beer, seminal, saak, teak and cane etc.
Located in the northern part of the Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh, the Baranavapara Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the finest and important wildlife sanctuaries in the region. Established in 1976 under the Wildlife Conservation Act of 1972, the sanctuary is a small one to cover only relatively 245 square kilometers area. The topography of the area ranges from 265-440 million tonnes in height to flat and mountainous terrain. Barnawapa Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its green vegetation and unique wildlife.
Flora and Fauna – Baranvapara Wildlife Sanctuary
The vegetation of the Baranavapara Wildlife Sanctuary consists mainly of tropical dry deciduous forests with teakonia, sal, bamboo and major trees being triminelia. Other major plants found in the sanctuary include Semal, Mahua, Plum and Leopard. The rich and lush vegetation cover supports a wide variety of wildlife in the Sanctuary. Baranvapara sanctuary includes tiger, sloth bear, flying squirrel, jackal, four horned deer, leopard, chinkara, black buck, wild cat, barking deer, porcupine, monkey, bison, striped hyena, wild dogs, chital, major wildlife Sambar, Neel Cow, Gaur, Muntjac, to name some wild boar, cobra, dragon. Sanctuary is also a large size bird population with some of the major parrots, bullshy, white-tailed beasts, green Avadavat, weak kestrels, peacocks, wood peckers, racket tail drongo, egrets, and heroons to name. Baranvapara Wildlife Sanctuary Tour promises to be an exciting and rewarding experience for all wildlife enthusiasts, bird lovers and nature lovers.
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