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Home>>West India>>Gujarat>>Adventure-Widlife>>Velavadar

Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary

Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary

Velavadar, Velavadar tours, Wildlife of Velavadar, Travel to Velavadar, Animals wildlife and heritage of GujaratLocation : Bhavnagar, Gujarat.
To Conserve : Black Buck.
Significance : Largest Population of Black Bucks In India.
Best Season : October To March.

A visit to Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India, offers information about the wildlife wealth of the Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India. A visit to Tourism of Gujarat, takes the interested tourist on an odyssey to the prestigious and rich in wildlife, Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India. Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India, offers information that the sanctuary is situated in the Bhavnagar district and is spread over an area of 34 square kilometers in the Bhavnagar district, situated in Gujarat, India.

Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India, was a private grassland of the princely state of Bhavnagar, situated in Gujarat, India. Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, has saline lands, high tidal mudflats and prosopis shrubland along with simple dense and sparse grasslands. The sanctuary, is, populated by blackbucks, Blue Bull, antelope, Wolf, Jackal, Hyena, Wild boars, jungle cat and a variety of birds as well for the entertainment of the throngs of tourists who come to unearth the beauty and charm of this rare and well protected Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary, situated in Gujarat, India.

THE WILD POPULATION

The grey wolf breeds here and foxes, jackals and jungle cats can also be sighted. The roosting of harrier hawks at dusk is an incredible sight. More than 1,500 can be seen gathering at a single site.

THE NATURE FRIENDLY KATHI COMMUNITY

A word of praise would not be out of place for the Kathi community who like the Bishnoi community have protected the black buck with vigour and zeal as it is associated with their past history of valour and religious practices.

How to get there
It is situated 50 kms. north of Bhavnagar. The nearest air and rail connection is at Bhavnagar.

 

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