Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is located in the area of Sunsari district of Koshi Zone and the Saptakashi River in Saptari District of Sagarmatha Zone under the Regional Development Zone. The main objective of the Wildlife reserve is to consolidate the number of earnings by conserving the very rare (wild buffalo) in Nepal. According to the calculation of 2012, the number of earnings is 259. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has been the main habitat of the sacred birds. There are about 4 species of birds including various species, two types of coconut, and many kinds of bulls, guard 9, chips, storks and other water birds are found here. Other animals like hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, gharial, gaur, pangolin, Gangetic dolphin, monitor lizard and python, chital, hog deer, barking deer, sloth bear, langur, rhesus monkey are the animals you can see here.

Established: 1976 AD              Area: 175 SQ KM

Location: Nepal

For this reason, this Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has been included in the Ramsar list in 1987. It can be seen that this Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve could be expanded in the north of Chatara area and the Koshi river and the Udaipur district, as it can develop as an important protected area of the region.

There are specialties of this wildlife reserve in the woods and crocodile, Stork, and various types of fish. Tourists who are interested in observing the birds have visited this wildlife reserve. Through tourism, employment opportunities have been created in the local community by avoiding livelihoods. The programs received from the earnings of the Reserve have been conducted in the intermediate areas, conservation, development and income generation programs.

If you are planning for the best time to visit Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is between October till March. Migratory and resident birds can be seen here around the Koshi Barrage and the river channel.

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