Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary

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Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary
Map of Haryana showing the location of Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Map of Haryana showing the location of Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Location in Haryana, India
Map of Haryana showing the location of Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Map of Haryana showing the location of Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
Coordinates: 28°31′57″N 76°33′05″E / 28.532580°N 76.551511°E / 28.532580; 76.551511Coordinates: 28°31′57″N 76°33′05″E / 28.532580°N 76.551511°E / 28.532580; 76.551511
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictJhajjar
Government
 • BodyForests Department, Haryana
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Websitewww.haryanaforest.gov.in

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary and the nearby Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary are located in Jhajjar district, which is about 15 km from Jhajjar town.[1]

Small black bird

This is an important part of ecological corridor along the route of Sahibi River which traverses from Aravalli hills in Rajasthan to Yamuna via Masani barrage, Matanhail forest, Chhuchhakwas-Godhari, Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary, Outfall Drain Number 6 (canalised portion in Haryana of Sahibii river), Outfall Drain Number 8 (canalised portion in Haryana of Dohan river which is a tributary of Sahibi river), Sarbashirpur, Sultanpur National Park, Basai Wetland and The Lost Lake of Gurugram. It lies 5km northwest of Bhindawas Bird Sancturay and 46 km northwest of Sultantpur National Park via road.

Location[edit]

This 411.55 hectares sanctuary is located 15 km from Jhajjar on the Jhajjar-Kasani road and 105 km from Delhi. Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary is only 1.5 km from Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary and it is located here map. Niwada, Bhindawas, Chandol, Chadhwana, Bilochpura, Reduwas and Kasni are the adjacent village.

History[edit]

Forests Department, Haryana of Government of Haryana officially notified this 411.55 hectares area as Wildlife Sanctuary on 5 July 1986.

Bhindawas lake[edit]

Rain water, JLN Feeder canal and its escape channel are main source of water in the bird sanctuary.

Nearby Attraction[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)