Kutch Bustard Sanctuary
Kutch Bustard Sanctuary

Kutch Bustard Sanctuary

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Kutch Bustard Sanctuary

Deputy Conservator of Forests,
Kachchh (West) Forest Division,
Bhuj, Kachchh, Gujarat.
Pincode : 362135
Phone : 02832-230766
Mobile :
Email :

Kutch Bustard Sanctuary

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About the Park

Kutch Bustard Sanctuary The Gir - the largest compact tract of dry deciduous forests in the semi-arid western part of India is the last abode of the big and regal predator Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), an endangered species. The sanctuary is internationally acclaimed for successfully saving this precious species from the brink of extinction. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1965. Subsequently, an area of 258.71 sq. km. was declared a National Park.

Gir lies has a topography made up of succession of rugged ridges, isolated hills, plateaus and valleys. Besides, being the last abode of Asiatic lions, Gir forms a unique habitat for ratel, rusty spotted cat, pangolin, ruddy mongoose, civets, paradise flycatcher etc.

Tiny Kachchh Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary was declared as a sanctuary in July 1992. Endangered species like lesser florican, chinkara and wolf inhabit this area. This bustard has the rare distinction of being the heaviest flying bird.

Kutch Bustard SanctuaryWolf, caracal, desert cat, jackal, hyena, fox, mongoose, bluebull, chinkara, spiny tailed lizard, royal snake etc.

Kutch Bustard SanctuaryGreat Indian Bustards, lesser floricans, houbara bustards, harriers, common cranes, black partridges, sand grouses etc.

Kutch Bustard SanctuaryDeputy Conservator of Forests,
Kachchh (West) Forest Division,
Bhuj, Kachchh, Gujarat.
Pincode : 362135
Phone : 02832-230766
Mobile :
Email :
Nalia taluka, Kachchh district
Sanctuary area : 2.03 Square Kilometers

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  • The Nearest airport is Bhuj (110 kms).
  • Ahmedabad (500 kms.)
  • Nakhatrana (60 kms.)
  • The Nearest bus station is Nalia (20 kms).
  • Nalia - 20 kms.
  • Rainy season to winter
  • Chhari Dund wetland- 70 km. from Bhuj
  • Hotels at Bhuj, Nalia and Nakhatrana
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