Karera Bird Sanctuary


India - Madhya Pradesh - Karera Bird Sanctuary

The Karera Bird Sanctuary is located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Karera Sanctuary is a thorny open country housing the haughty Great Indian Bustard and the equally snooty blackbuck. There are many other varieties of birds and animals found here. The Dihaila Jheel here plays host to many migratory birds.

Karera was declared a sanctuary in 1981. The vegetation is reverie and swamp with mixed deciduous forests. Ber bushes and other wild plants like acacia are found in abundance.

Location : 55 kms from Shivpuri, Madhya pradesh
Coverage Area : 202 sq km
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Best Time To Visit : November to March
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Transport Information :
  • Nearest railway : Jhansi , 44 km
  • Nearest airport : Gwalior , 150 km
  • By Road : Connected to Shivpuri and Jhansi.
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Wild Life :

  • Snooty blackbuck
  • Bustards
  • Indian gazelle
Birds Species :
  • Pintails
  • Teals
  • Gadwalls
  • Black-bellied river terns
  • Egrets
  • Spoonbills
  • Heron
  • Indian robins
Insects :
  • Dragonflies
  • Damselflies
  • Butterflies