Corbett National Park Flora and Fauna

Jim Corbett National Park's flora and fauna is beyond imagination. One can say that ‘agar aapnecorbettnahidekha to duniya me kuchhbhinahidekha’ (If you have not seen Corbett national park, you have seen nothing on the planet).

The Flora in Corbett National Park:

More than 520 sq. kms.range of Corbett National Park is loaded with brain blowing botanical assorted qualities. Distinctive sorts of 600 plant flavors, Dense Sal woodlands, Khair-Sisso timberlands, grass, herbs, bamboos, Mountains, Chaur, waterways, streams makes Corbett Park characteristic natural surroundings for the wild creatures, tigers.

Thick clammy deciduous forest principally comprises of sal, haldu, peepal, rohini and mango trees. Corbett Forest covers just about 73% of the Corbett tiger reserve, 10% of the reserve comprises of grasslands. It houses around 110 tree species, 50 types of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species.  Tree thickness inside the reserve is higher in the territories of Sal forest, besides these, different varieties  of flora in Corbett park incorporate the incidental simal (Bombaxcieba), jhingan (Lanneacoromandelica) and khair (Acacia catechu) which bear blossoms amid summers just before the coming of the spring is found along the Ramganga waterway.

A portion of the trees that can be normally recognized at the Corbett National Park are rohini, karipak, ber, dhak, simal, grewia, bael, kurha, jhingan, marorphali, khair, bakli, tendu, pula, sain and so forth. The nullahs and ravines that dive deep into the Corbett forest have groups of bamboo bushes and basic green bushes. The inconceivable extends of chaur or grass fields serve as perfect nibbling reason for herbivores. Truth be told right around 51 types of bushes and 33 types of bamboo flourish at the Corbett National Park.

The Fauna in Corbett National Park:

The first tiger reserve of India under ‘Project Tiger’ programme Jim Corbett National Parkis overall renowned for it's wild populace of Tigers, Leopards, Elephants.The World Wide Fund For Nature program aims to protect three of the five terrestrial flagship species, the tiger, the Asian elephant and the great one-horned rhinoceros, by restoring corridors of forest to link protected areas of Nepal and India, to empower wildlife migration.

The Mammals in the Corbett:

Tigers, Leopards/ Panthers, Elephants, Royal Bengal Tigers, Jungle cats, Fishing Cats, Leopard cats, Himalayan black bears, Sloth bears, Jackals, Martens, Dholes, Civets, Mongooses, Otters, Hares, Porcupines, Chital (spotted deer), Sambar deer, Hog deer, Barking deer, Ghorals, Wild Boars, Pangolins, Macaques, Langurs and Blue Bulls (Nilgais).

India is the home of more than 4000 Royal Bengal Tigers and Corbett is safe paradise for Tigers.

The Birds in the Jim Corbett: Corbett has officially recorded nearly 600 bird species - Herons, Darters, Cormorants, Lapwings, Paradise Flycatchers, Munias, Weaver birds, Fishing eagles, Serpent eagles, Spotted Eagles, Black throated Payas, Mynas, Indian Roller, Jungle Fowl, Vultures, Thrushes, Barbets, Peacocks, peahens, Kingfishers, migrant Gulls, Moorhens, Ducks, Geese, Sandpipers, Nightjars, Cuckoos, Woodpeckers, Wagtails, Black winged Kits, Drongos, Doves, Plovers, Black necked Storks, Parakeets, Sarus Crane, Owls, Chir Pheasants, Kalij Pheasants, Grebes, Grey Lags, Snipes, Harriers, Ospreys, Minivets, Babblers, Hornbills, falcons and Stone Curlews.

The Fish in the Corbett Park:

Mahaseer (Barbus tor), Goonch (Bargarius), Kalimuchi (Barbuschilinoides), kalabasu (Labeocalabasu), Chilwa (Oxygastrobacaila) and numerous other littler species.

The Reptiles in the Corbett Park:

Indian Marsh crocodile or Mugger (Crocodiluspalustris), Gharials (fish eating Crocodiles), Mugger Crocodiles, Monitor Lizards, turtles, King Cobra (Najabungarus), Common Krait (Bungaruscaoruleus), Cobra (Najanaja), Russel Viper (Viperaruselli), Pythons (Python molorus) and the Sal forest Tortoise.