वन एवं वन्य जीव विभाग,

उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार, भारत

श्री योगी आदित्यनाथ

माननीय मुख्यमंत्री,उत्तर प्रदेश

श्री दारा सिंह चौहान

माननीय मंत्री,वन विभाग

हमारे बारे में

About us

LOCAL AND FOREIGN MIGRATORY BIRDS THAT CAN BE SIGHTED

Seekhpur, Bhuar, Tidari, Red-Head, Tikari, Coot, Karketa,Tilyer, are some of the birds that migrate to the sanctuary during winter month and can be easily spotted in the vicinity.

RESIDENTIAL BIRDS OF THE SANCTUARY

Dubdubi, Water-Crow, White Hawks, Black Hawks, Eagles, Surkhab, Neelsar, Piegeons, Falcons, Parrots, Nightingale, Cranes, Bulbul, Kingfisher, Mynahs, Ababil, Sparrows, Partridges, Spot Bill etc. are some of the birds that can be sighted in the sanctuary.

AQUATIC ANIMAL LIFE

In the vicinity of the sanctuary, primarily, Rohu, Saur, Chela, Nain, Bhakur, Tegra, varieties of fishes, Prawns, Snails, Turtles and Water Snakes, etc are found in abundance.

WILD ANIMALS

In and around the bird sanctuary primarily Blue-Bulls, Spider-Monkeys, Monkeys, Hares, Mongoose, Wolves, Jackals, Black Bucks, Bats and a host of other wild animals are residing in their natural habitat.

VEGETATION

Near around the sanctuary and in the surrounding villages a variety of fruit bearing and commercially viable trees abound; Sheesham, Teak, Neem, Mangoes, Jaamun, Peepal Banyan, Babool Trees are a common sight. Trees and thick bushes line the periphery of the bird sanctuary.

AQUATIC VEGETATION

A variety of aquatic vegetation is found in the Jai Prakash Narain Bird Sanctuary – Fox-Nut, Chest Nuts, Sewar, Moss, Water-Hyacinth etc are some of the varieties along with reeds and other thatched helm etc that are flourishing in the water bodies in the sanctuary.

TOURISM

Being situated near the city head quarters ,the weekends and holidays see a large crowd of visitors from the adjoining and nearby villages and cities who come here to spend the day picnicking and enjoying boat rides. An island in the middle of the sanctuary is a major spot for picnickers, who access the island enjoying the boat ride and spending time on the island.

Winters are very enjoyable for bird watchers who spend hours watching the antics and playfulness of the rich, avian variety in the sanctuary. However, due to ease of commutation and availability of means of transport Meritor Village and ‘Shaheed Smarak’ [Martyrs Memorial at Basantpur] draws more crowd