Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary

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Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Peechi Dam area - Dec 2011 0254.JPG
A view of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary from Peechi Dam
Map showing the location of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
Map of India
Location Thrissur District, Kerala, India
Nearest city Thrissur
Coordinates 10°28′52″N 76°26′46″E / 10.481°N 76.446°E / 10.481; 76.446Coordinates: 10°28′52″N 76°26′46″E / 10.481°N 76.446°E / 10.481; 76.446[1]
Area 125 km2 (48 sq mi)
Established 1958
Official website

Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary headquartered in Peechi, Thrissur District of Kerala, India. The sanctuary was established in 1958 consisting of Palappilli- Nelliyampathi forests including the area of Chimmony Wildlife sanctuary and is the second oldest sanctuary in Kerala.[2][3][4]

The summer temperature is 38 °C (100 °F). The winter temperature is 15 °C (59 °F).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ "32 rare birds sighted in Thrissur forests". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2006-11-17. Retrieved 2011-01-07. 
  3. ^ "Human greed makes winged guests feel unwelcome". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2011-01-07. 
  4. ^ "Dam Has Kerala Greens Up In Arms". Tehelka. Retrieved 2011-01-07.