Location : Jhajjar - Haryana
Area : 1074 acres
Wildlife Species : Ducks, Pintails, Common Teals
Best Time To Visit : December-January
Climate : Normal
Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary is situated in Jhaijar district which is about 15 km from Jhajjar town. The Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary is merely three hour drive from the capital of India and is spread over an area of 1074 acres
The main attraction of Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary is a beautiful lake. This is a centre of attraction for the visitors who come for bird watching. A vehicle track goes all around the lake, passing the enchanting yellow fields of mustard. The Bhindawas Lake is being used by the migratory and resident birds of about 250 species. This beautiful lake is facing is the problem, of the weed water hyacinth, which has damaged the drainage system of the lake besides it also faces a fear of getting dried up as there is no source of perennial water.
Blue Peafowl, Gray Francolin, Black Francolin, Graylag Goose, Ruddy Shelduck, Bar-headed Goose, Comb Duck, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, Great Cormorant, Common Teal, Northern Pintail, Northern Shoveler, Red vented Bulbul, Common Pochard, Black-rumped Flameback, Common Hoopoe, White-throated Kingfisher, Green Bee-eater, Black Drongo, Pied Cuckoo, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Spotted Owlet, Blue Rock Pigeon, Great Egret, Purple Swamphen, Eurasian Collared Dove, Mallard, Crested Lark, Jungle Babbler, Ashy Prinia etc are some of the more common birds found in Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary. In addition to the above birds, the antelope Neelgai (Blue Bull) and Jungle Cat can also be seen in Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary.
How To Reach
The nearest airport is situated is Delhi.
The nearest railway station is situated is Jhajjar is around 15 km from Jhajjar town and is about 3 and a half hours from Delhi.
Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary in district Jhajjar is around 15 km from Jhajjar town and is about 3 and a half hours drive from Delhi.