Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary Ramsar Site is located in Jhajjar district in Haryana. Jhajjar town.
The place is a must-visit for all nature lovers. Just 15 km from the bustling town of Jhajjar, this sanctuary is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Declared a bird sanctuary in 2009, this little piece of paradise is a crucial part of the ecological corridor along the Sahibi River.
With over 250 species of birds calling Bhindawas home, it’s a birdwatcher’s dream come true.
But what makes Bhindawas truly unique is its status as a human-made freshwater wetland – the largest in the state of Haryana! In 1986, the wetland was declared a protected area and was designated as an Eco-sensitive zone by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in 2011. This means that you’ll get to experience nature in all its pristine glory, without the intrusion of human development.
For the bird lovers, Bhindawas is a treasure trove of exotic species. From the endangered Egyptian Vulture to the stunning Steppe Eagle, this sanctuary is home to over ten globally threatened bird species.
You might even spot the elusive Black-bellied Tern or the majestic Pallas’ Fish Eagle. With over 1.7% of the biogeographic population of the Greylag Goose and 2% of the Indian Cormorant, you’re sure to have a bird-tastic time at Bhindawas!
But it’s not just birds that call Bhindawas home. The sanctuary is also home to some incredible mammals like the majestic Nilgai, the mischievous Common Mongoose, and the speedy Black-naped Hare. So, pack your binoculars and get ready for a wild adventure at Bhindawas!
In addition to providing a habitat for a diverse array of species, Bhindawas also plays a crucial role in maintaining the region’s water table. With its ability to recharge groundwater, this sanctuary serves as a natural flood buffer and helps keep the surrounding areas safe.
So, what are you waiting for? Head on over to Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary for a wild and wonderful adventure that you’ll never forget. And with its proximity to other wildlife hot-spots like Sultanpur National Park (just 46 km away), your nature adventure is just beginning!