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National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in India (State wise)

Name of National Park / Sanctuary Best time to Visit Animals & Species found
Andhra Pradesh
Kolleru Pelicanry December – March Pelicans, flamingo, heron, painted stork, avocent, teal and tern
Nagarjunasagar Srisailam
Sanctuary
October – June Tiger, panther, sloth bear, wild boar, chital, sambar, nilgai, blackbuck, jackal, fox, wolf and crocodile.
Assam
Kaziranga National Park February – May Great Indian one horned rhinoceros, wild buffalo, elephant, gaur, leopard cat, wild boar, civet cat, swamp deer, hog deer, sambar, tiger, python, pelican, partridge and florican
Manas National Park February Elephant, tiger, panther, gaur, wild buffalo, great Indian one-horned rhino, golden langur, civet cat, otter, swamp deer, hot, water monitor, wild boar, great pied hornbill, florican
Bihar
Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary October – June Tiger, leopard, sambar, chital, nilgai, wild boar, wild cat, peafowl, etc
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary October – June Elephant, leopard, wild boar, wild cat, peafowl, etc
Palamau Wildlife Sanctuary Throughout the year elephant, panther, wild boar, barking deer, gaur, chital, sambar, peafowl.
Goa, Daman And Diu
Mollem Wildlife Sanctuary November – May Gaur, sambar, mouse deer, barking deer, panther, flying squirrel, porcupine, civet cat, ant-eater, slender loris, grey jungle fowl
Gujarat
Gir National Park December – mid June Asiatic lion, panther, striped hyena, sambar, nilgai, chital, four horned antelope, chinkara, wild boar, crocodile.
Indian Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary (Little Rann of Kutch) January – mid June Wild ass, nilgai, wolf, chinkara.
Marine National Park November – February Corals, octopus, puffer-fish, stork, heron, ibis, flamingo, pelican, wader.
Jammu and Kashmir
Dachigam National Park April – November Leopard, black bear, brown bear, serow, musk deer, hangul (barasingha).
Himachal Pradesh
The Great Himalayan National Park April – June, Sept. to October Thar, serow, goral, black bear, kalij, chir, koklas, chakor, partridge, civet, marten, flying fox
Karnataka
Bandipur National Park
(Tiger Reserve)
March – August Indian elephant, tiger, gaur, sambar, chital, barking deer, wild dog, wild boar, jackal, sloth bear, panther, four horned antelope, Malabar squirrel, olive pigeon, jungle fowl, partridge, bush quail, etc
Bennarghatta National Park Throughout the year Elephant, sloth bear, chital, barking deer, grey partridge, bush quail, jungle fowl, etc.
Nagarhole National Park October – March Elephant, tiger, panther, chital, sambar, sloth bear, junglefowl, partridge, etc.
Kerala
Periyar National Park
(Tiger Reserve)
October – April Elephant, tiger, panther, wild dog, gaur, sloth bear, nilgai, wild boar, sambar and barking deer.
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary October – April Elephant, gaur, leopard, tiger, sloth bear, nilgai, chital, sambar, crocodile.
Madhya Pradesh
Kanha National Park March – June Tiger, panther, gaur, barasingha, chital, samber, blackbuck, four-horned antelope, barking deer, mouse deer, nilgai, wild dog, boar
Bandhavgarh National Park November – June Tiger, panther, gaur, chital, sambar, nilgai, chinkara, barking deer, bear, wild boar and a variety of upland birds.
Maharashtra
Tadoba National Park May – June Tiger, panther, sloth bear, gaur, samber nilgai, chital, chinkara, crocodile
Dhakna-Kolkaz Sanctuary
(Tiger Reserve)
April – May Tiger, panther, gaur, sloth bear, sambar, barking deer, four horned antelope, wild boar, chital and birds.
Manipur
Keibul Lamjao National Park February – April Brown-antlered deer, wild goat and water birds.
Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary November – February Elephant, tiger, leopard, sambar, barking deer, Himalayan bear, wild boar, wild dog, wild cat, gaur, leopard cat, king cobra, python, hornbill, pheasant, etc.
Nagaland
Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary November – March Gaur, boar, elephant, barking deer, bear, clouded leopard, panther, tiger, pangolin and various kinds of reptiles
Orissa
Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary Summer and winter Gharial and mugger, tiger, leopard, jungle cat, civet, gaur, ratel four-horned antelope, hornbill, jungle fowl and other birds
Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary Winter Salt-water crocodile, leopard cat, hyena, jungle cat, leopard, wild boar, chital, sambar, giant squirrel, water monitor, sea-turtle, king cobra, python, painted stork, adjustant stork, openbilled stork, white ibis, black ibis, etc
Chilka Wildlife Sanctuary Winter Blackbuck, chital, ibis, crane, cormorant, egret, flamingo, and pelican.
Simlipal National Park
(Tiger Reserve)
Winter Tiger, Elephant, Gaur, chital, leopard, mouse deer, flying squirrel and mugger
Punjab
Harike Headworks Sanctuary October – March Duck, pochard, teal, coot, waterhen, geese, nilgai and wild boar
Rajasthan
Ranthambore National Park
(Tiger Reserve)
All year round except July, August and September Tiger, panther, hyena, jungle cat, civet, sambar, chital, nilgai, bear, wild boar, partridge, olive pigeon, red spur fowl, etc
Sariska National Park
(Tiger Reserve)
All year round except July, August and September Tiger, panthaer, hyena, jungle cat, civet, sambar, chinkara, nilgai, four horned antelope, partiridge, olive pigeon, red spur fowl
Desert Sanctuary All year round Great Indian bustard, blackbuck, chinkara
Sikkim
Kanchendzonga National Park February – April, October and November Snow leopard, clouded leopard, marbled cat, civet, binturong, Himalayan black bear, red panda, Tibetan wild ass, blue sheep, serow, goral, takin, musk deer, pheasant, partridge, olive pigeon.
Tamil Nadu
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary February – June Elephant, gaur, chital sambar, tiger, panther, sloth bear, wild dog, etc.
Mundanthuri Wildlife Sanctuary September – November Tiger, chital, sambar, wild boar, lion-tailed macaque
Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary January – September Blackbuck, chital, wild boar, flamingoes
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary Whole year Lion-tailed macaque
Uttar Pradesh
Corbett National Park
(Tiger Reserve)
November – May Elephant, tiger, panther, sloth bear, nilgai, sambar, chital, wild boar, porcupine, peafowl, red jungle fowl, partridge, both species of Indian inland crocodiles, goral and four-horned antelope.
Dudhwa National Park November – May Tiger, panther, sloth bear, sambar, swamp deer, barking deer, nilgai, peafowl, junglefowl, partidge, etc.
West Bengal
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary December – May Rhino, elephant, tiger, leopard, wild boar, gaur, barking deer, hog deer, sambar and a variety of birds
Sunderbans National Park September – May Tiger, different species of deer, wild boar, estuarine crocodile, Gangetic dolphin
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