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BNHS In Gir National Park

BNHS In Gir National Park

May 15-18, 2013: GIR NATIONAL PARK – THE LAST REFUGE: Gir National Park is one of the oldest National Parks of India and is famed for being the last refuge of the Asiatic Lion.

Credit:Asif Khan

The arid landscape of Gir has a lot to offer besides the famous Asiatic Lion. Gir also supports a large population of the leopards and is famed for having the largest concentration of carnivores. Important prey species are Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Nilgai, and Sambar. Gir is also excellent for birds, many species like Mottled Wood-owl, Indian Scops-owl, Indian Little Nightjar, Crested Treeswift, Indian Peafowl, Asian Paradise and Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, Tawny-bellied and Yellow-eyed Babbler, Indian Stone-curlew and many more can be seen here. Other fauna like Four-horned Antelope, Chinkara, Striped Hyena, Golden Jackal, Black-naped Hare, and Bengal Monitor as well as Marsh Crocodile can be seen.

Dates:Batch I: 11th-14th May, 2013, Batch II: 15th-18th May, 2013.

Camp Charges: Rs. 15,000/- for members and Rs. 15,600/- for others (ex Rajkot).

Credit:Asif Khan Registration: Contact on 91-22-22821811/22871202 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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