Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary

Assam, India - 784102
Type: Parks
098300 13567
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Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary, located in the Sonitpur district of Assam, India, is a protected area known for its diverse flora and fauna. Spread over an area of approximately 44 square kilometers, the sanctuary encompasses riverine forests, grasslands, wetlands, and marshes, creating a habitat suitable for a wide variety of wildlife species.

The sanctuary is home to numerous mammal species, including the Asian elephant, Indian bison (gaurs), Indian hog deer, sambar deer, and wild boar. Additionally, Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary supports a rich avian population, with over 200 bird species recorded in the area. Visitors can spot various resident and migratory birds, including the endangered Bengal florican, greater adjutant stork, and white-winged wood duck.

One of the unique features of Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary is its location along the banks of the Brahmaputra River, providing opportunities for riverine wildlife viewing and scenic boat safaris. Visitors can explore the sanctuary's diverse ecosystems through guided walks, jeep safaris, and boat rides, offering glimpses of its rich biodiversity and natural beauty.

Overall, Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary offers a serene and immersive experience for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, providing opportunities for wildlife viewing, birdwatching, and nature photography in a tranquil setting. It operates year-round, although the best time to visit is from November to April when the weather is pleasant and wildlife sightings are more frequent.

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