Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary

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Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
Location of Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam, India
Map showing the location of Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary
Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary (India)
LocationAssam, India
Nearest cityDiphu
Coordinates26°23′43″N 93°52′57″E / 26.39528°N 93.88250°E / 26.39528; 93.88250[1]
Area37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Established27 July 2000
Governing bodyDepartment of Environment & Forests, Assam

Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary (Assamese: নামবৰ অভয়াৰণ্য) is a protected area located in Karbi Anglong district of Assam in India. This wildlife sanctuary covers an area of 37 km2.[2] The area was declared as a sanctuary on 27 July 2000. It is located 25 km from Golaghat district and 65 km from the Kaziranga National Park.[3][4]

Biodiversity[edit]

Flora
Bhelu, Gomari, Ajar, Nahor, Udiyam, Poma, Bon Som etc.[3] It harbors 51 rare species of orchid.
Fauna
elephant, hoolock gibbon, stumped tailed macaque, pigtailed macaque, slow loris, Assamese macaque, rhesus macaque, tiger, leopard, fishing cat, barking deer, sambar, wild pigs, gaur, etc.
Birds
great pied hornbill, hill myna, imperial pigeon, green pigeon, jungle fowl, pheasant, quail, whistling teal, cotton teal, plover, hawk, magpies, parrot, hornbill, racket tailed drone, rock dove, king crow, etc.[3]
Reptiles
python, cobra and monitor lizards.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garampani & Nambor Wildlife Sanctuaries". Wikimapia.org. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam, National parks of Assam". Mapsofindia.com. 5 April 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary". Vedanti.com. 27 July 2000. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  4. ^ ":: Wildlife in India :: [Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary]". Wildlifeinindia.in. Retrieved 17 June 2013.

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