Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna : Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is spread in Haridwar , Rishikesh , Dehradun & Pauri regions of Uttarakhand and has very rich flora & fauna , Different varieties of flora is found here as Chilla ( Casearia tomentosa ) , Bel ( Aegie marmelos), Ber ( Ziziphus mauritaina ), Kachnar (Bauhienia variegata), Amla (Emblica officinalis ), Chamaror ( Ehretia laevis ), Sandan ( Ougeinia oojeinensis ), Semul ( Bombax ceiba ), Baans ( Dendrocalamus strictus ), Khair ( Acacia catechu), Arjun ( Terminalia arjuna ), Palash ( Butea monosperma ), Sal (Shorea robusta ), Shisham ( Dalbergia sisoo ), Amaltas ( Cassia fistula ) , Rohini ( Malollotus phillippinensis ).

Fauna of Rajaji National Park is very rich and all big wild animals like Tiger , Asian Elephants, Leopard, Striped Hyena , Jungle Cat, Goral , Sloth Bear, Indian Hare, Asiatic Bear, Jackal , King Cobra, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Indian Langur, Rhesus macaque , Monitor lizard, Python, Indian porcupine Etc.

Wider region of Rajaji National Park has approx 500 species of birds including migrants & residents birds, Some well known birds found at Rajaji National Park are Pheasants , Woodpecker, Kingfisher, Barbets, Great Pied Hornbill, Himalayan Pied Kingfisher & Fire Tailed Sunbird, Rivers of Rajaji National Park are full of fishes like Trout & Mahaseer.

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