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Jim Corbett Animals

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Majestic animals like the Royal Bengal Tiger & the Asiatic Elephant are the main attraction of this park but apart from that has so many wondered animals listed here below:

Animals

Mongoose, Black-napped (Khargosh), Palm Squirrel, Indian Porcupine and the Long-eared Hedgehog Musk-rat, Chital (the well-known Spotted Deer), the Para (hog deer), the Sambar (the largest Asiatic deer) and the Muntjac (barking deer), also called kakkar, Other critically endangered species including the Ghariyal some of the other known mammal species reside in Corbett include Asiatic Black Bear, Hog Deer, Walking Deer, Sloth Beer, Yellow-throated marten, Corbett also hosts a diversity of aqua fauna and birdlife with approximately 600 species including the great pied hornbill, white-Backed Vulture, Hodgson's bush chat, orange breasted green pigeon, Pallas fish eagle, golden oriole, tawny fish owl, Indian Pitta, Scarlet Minivet and reptile like the critically endangered Ghariyal, mugger Crocodiles, the king Cobra and many more to list

 

The Birds

The Corbett National Park is home to about 600 species of birds, one of the richest in India. Some of the most prominent birds found in the Corbett National Park are Cormorants, the Darter, the Grey Heron, Egrets, the Cattle Egret, the White-necked and Black-necked Storks, the Spot bill, the Large Pied Wagtail, White-capped Redstart, the Great Crested Grebe, Graylag Geese, White Storks, Black Storks, Sandpipers, Snipe, the Great Black-headed Gull, Ducks, Green Pigeons, Parakeets, Cuckoos, Hornbills, Barbets, Woodpeckers, Orioles, Drongos, Pies, Babblers and Thrushes, Mynas, Bulbuls, Warblers, Tailor Bird, Robins, Chats, Redstarts, Bayas, Finches, Indian Alpine Swift, Crested Swifts, the Dusky Crag Martin, Striated (or Red-rumpled) Swallows, the Indian Cliff Shallow, and the Wire-tailed Swallow.

 

Flora

 Tress like sal, sheesham, and khair dominate the majority of the landscape in the region. Other important species here are bael or stone apple, mahua and kusum. Edible fruits that you may find here are gooseberries and jamuns. On the ridges and along the hills, patches of chir pine are dominant while in the open areas, several species of bamboo and long grasses thrive.

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