- Location:Gurgaon, Haryana, India
- Closest Access:Delhi (46 KMS)
- Major Wildlife of the park:Geese, Siberian crane, demoiselle crane, flamingoes
- Best time to visit:October to February
- Total coverage area:44.5 hectares
Sultanpur bird sanctuary is situated very close to Delhi only 46 KMS away. This Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for bird watchers as various resident and migratory birds reside here in the winter.
Details about Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
This bird sanctuary is situated very close to Delhi only 46 KMS away. This Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for bird watchers as various resident and migratory birds reside here in the winter.
During the winter months, the birds come from Siberia and Europe as geese, crane etc.
Sultanpur was established in 1972 and founder of this bird sanctuary was Dr. Slim Ali. One can take the excursion to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary while staying at Delhi or Gurgaon.
Wildlife in Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
The major bird species of Sultanpur are darters, gadwalls, egrets shovellers and geese. The other birds are Teals, lapwings, kingfishers, demoiselle cranes and sandpipers etc.
There are over 100 bird species in this Bird Sanctuary. In migratory birds the geese and Siberian cranes are prominent one and they come in Sultanpur in winter months.
A bird watcher can also see pelicans, ruddy shelducks, flamingoes, grey lags, bar-headed geese, mallards, gadwalls and pochards.
In resident birds, the main species are plovers, herons, white ibises, cormorants, painted storks and spoonbills.
Other wild animals of Sultanpur are blackbuck, blue bull, hog deer, wild dog , Sambhar, caracal, hedgehog, wild cat, mongoose, Indian porcupine, striped hyena, honey badger, wild pig, leopard and four horned antelope.
Other attractions in Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary has a lake and one can take a boating inside the Sultanpur Lake. This lake is a good place to see the reptiles and migratory birds in the winter.
How to reach Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
Air: Delhi international airport is only 46 KMS far from Sultanpur Park.
Rail: Gurgaon station is only 15 KMS from Sultanpur Sanctuary
Road: It is connected by road to Gurgaon, Delhi and other places of Haryana
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