West India is considered to be jewel of Indian wild life sanctuaries. It emerges as a hub wildlife destination in India, situated around Aravali ranges and coastal area of Arabian Sea. Some of the famous national parks are located around the Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharastra. The moderate climate of the geographical area helps in nurturing the natural flora and fauna. More than 40 different species of mammals are found in the jungles of west India. Now a day it emerges as ideal holiday destinations for bird watchers. It includes approximately 450 species of birds.
Bharatpur Bird sanctuary- Situated in the colorful state of Rajasthan, it is one of the most sought tourist destination in India for bird watchers. It is also known as Keoladeo Ghana national Sanctuary, ideal home for endangered species of birds. The park is expanded up to 29 sq km, commonly regarded as ‘Orinthololigist paradise’. The parks boasts off 400 species of unique, exotic and rare birds which includes domestic as well as migratory such as Pelicans, Cranes, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Pipits, Warblers, Wheatears, Wagtails, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks, Shanks, Painted storks, Pipits, White Ibis, Cormorants, Pale, Marsh Harriers and Stints.
Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary- Sasangir, also known as Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, is the largest park in West India, situated in Gujart state of India. It covers an area of 1412 sq. km, the nearest comfortable location is Junagarh. The Gir forest includes more than 300 Asiatic lions and watching them hunting is really an amazing experience. Apart from the lions, it is also perfect home to other mammals such as Sambar Deer, Chital Spotted Deer, Nilgai Antelope, Chowsingha Four-Horned Antelope, Chinkara Gazelle, Wild Boar, Langur Monkey, Jackal, and Hyena and numerous birds like Paradise Flycatcher, Bonneli's Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, Woodpeckers Flamingo etc.
Koyna wildlife Sanctuary- It is situated at Satara district of Maharastra in western India. Located around Western Ghats, it covers an area of around 426.52 sq. km. the sanctuary is covered by dense and man grooved forest which includes Vasota, Maharkhor and Indavalimet. Koyna wild life sanctuary is an ideal location to explore the endangered species of mammals which boasts off tigers, panthers, gaurs, sambars, barking and mouse deer, pythons, cobras, common langoors, and Indian Giant Squirrels. It also includes some rare birds such as brown-capped woodpecker, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Crested Goshawk, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Malabar Grey-hornbill, etc.