Kerala Wild Life

Kerala wildlife The scenic hill stations of Kerala are other attraction to the nature and treklovers. Tourist can plan hill station tours to the most beautiful hill stationslike Munnar, Mananthavady, Devikulam, Sulthan Bathery and Vythiri.Trekking to these hill stations, tourists can explore the spice, tea, coffeeplantations. Moreover, there are plenty of sightseeing places dotted onthese hill stations. Wildlife enthusiasts can plan a tour to the Kerala wildlife sanctuaries rich in various floras and faunas. There are 14 wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala.
 
Wildlife Sanctuaries / National Parks in Kerala:
  • Peppara Wildlife sanctuary
  • Neyyar Wildlife sanctuary
  • Shenduruni Wildlife sanctuary
  • Periyar Wildlife sanctuary
  • Idduki Wildlife sanctuary
  • Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary
  • Parambikulam Wildlife sanctuary
  • Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary
  • Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
  • Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Eravikulam National Park
 
Animals Found in Kerala
Kerala elephantElephants, gaur, sambar, deer, wild dogs, jungle cats, tigers, wild boars, sloth bears, leopards, lion tailed macaques, Nilgiri Tahrs, langur, malabar giant squirrel, flying squirrel, tiger,panthers, spotted deer, grizzled giant squirrels, Hanuman langurs, peacocks, star tortoises, wild dogs, civet cats, The Atlas moth, bonnet, macaques, Loris, mongoose, foxen, bears, barking deer, pangolins, bison, bears etc..
 
Reptiles in Kerala Wild Life Sanctuaries
Cobra, Viper, krait, a number of non poisonous snakes, bicoloured frogs, crocodiles, varanur pond terrapins, cane turtles, star tortoises, geckoes, skunks, chameleons, spectacled cobras, pythons, green keel backs, rat snakes, vine snakes, monitor lizards etc…
 
Birds in Kerala Wild Life Sanctuaries
Water fowl, Cuckoo, Owl, Egret, Heron, Water duck, Migratory Siberian Duck, Jungle fowls, Mynas, Laughing thrushes, Black bulbuls, Peafowls, Woodpeckers, Kingfishers, The hornbill, Stork, Raptor, Darter, Cormorant, Grackle, Cluster, Indian rollers, Common snipes, Crow pheasants, Jungle nightjars, Kites, Grey drongos, Malabar trogons, Llarge pied wagtails, Baya sparrows, Grey jungle fowls, Indian hill mynas, Robins, Jungle babblers, Sunbirds, Peacocks, Crimson-throated barbets, Bee-eaters, Shrikes, Fairy bluebirds, Grey-headed fishing eagles, Black winged kites, Night herons, Grey hornbills, Malabar hornbills etc.. There are more than 255 additional species including migrant birds..
 
Woods in Kerala Forests
Teak, maruthu, karimaruthi, rosewood, venteak, vengal, chadachi, mazhukanjiram, bamboo, neem, nanjanathi, sandal, dendrocalamus, marythu, vaka, , mulluvenka. elavu,manjakadambu pala, vembu, aval etc… Added to this there are over 1800 flowering plants including over 170 grass species and 150 species of orchids are found in Kerala Forests
 

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