Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary

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Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
പീച്ചി- വാഴാനി വന്യജീവി സങ്കേതം
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
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LocationThrissur taluk Thrissur District, Kerala, India
Nearest cityThrissur
Coordinates10°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]
Area125 km2 (48 sq mi)

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


  1. ^ "Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary".[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "32 rare birds sighted in Thrissur forests". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 17 November 2006. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Human greed makes winged guests feel unwelcome". The Indian Express. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Dam Has Kerala Greens Up In Arms". Tehelka. Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2011.

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