Parsa wildlife reserve.
Parsa Wildlife Reserve lies in the southern part of Nepal in the plains. This reserve covers is spread in 499 sq.km, making it the largest wildlife reserve in Nepal. The forest mainly consists of sub-tropical vegetation Sal forests compose about 90 percent of the reserve's vegetation. Khair and Silk cotton tree are also found in this area. Sal and Pine are found in the areas near the hilly side of the park. On the reserve is home to the Asiatic elephant, Bengal tiger, Sloth bear, Leopard, Blue bull, Sambar, Chital, Hog deer, Barking deer, Langur, Rhesus macaques, striped hyena, Jungle cat, and Palm civet are also found in the reserve. This area is habitat for more than 500 species of birds such White breasted kingfisher, Paradise flycatcher, large racquet-tailed drongo, Golden backed woodpecker, etc. Some famous and endangered reptiles such as the Cobra, Common and banded Krait, Python, King cobra have found this as suitable habitats for them.
Koshi Tappu Reserve.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife lies in south east of Nepal in the plains. The Wild buffalo is only found in this reserve in Nepal. This is the smallest wild life reserve with an area of one hundred and seventy six square kilometers. Most of the reserve is covered by tall grasses which is the main source of livelihood for the local villagers. They are allowed to cut the grass once a year from inside the reserve.
Beside 159 wild buffalos there is a significant presence of mammals such as Hog deer, Wild boar, spotted deer, Blue bull etc. Besides that more than 440 bird species have also inhabitated this area. More than 87 migratory species come here during winter from Siberia and Tibet. The largest river Koshi within this reserve has more than 85 fish species and is also home to the Gangetic dolphin and crocodiles. Koshi Barrage also attracts a lot of birds during the breeding season.
Shukla phanta wildlife reserve
Shukla phanta Wildlife Reserve was a hunting reserve before it was converted into a wildlife reserve in 1976; It covers 305 sq. km of area in the far west of the country. Almost 55% of the land in the reserve is covered by deciduous forest, grassland and marsh in the south-and remaining is grasslands. The main plant species found in this area Sal savanna, deciduous forest, Khair-Sissoo forest, Acacia catechu, Dalbergia Sissoo, Phragmites karka, Saccharum spontaneum and Sclerostachya fusca etc.
Dhorpatan hunting reserve
Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is spread in 3 districts of Rukum, Myagdi and Baglung districts it was established in 1983 to encourage a controlled sports hunting and for preservation of a fragile Himalayan ecosystem. It covers 1325 km2 inhabitated by blue sheep and other game animals. Flora & Fauna
Because of the high altitude most of the vegetation is alpine and has plant species such as fir, pine, and birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper and spruce. Grassland also occupies a major portion of the Dhorpatan Hunting reserve.
Besides the blue sheep, allowed for hunting there are some endangered animals living in the area such as leopard, goral, Serow, Himalayan tahr, black bear, barking deer, wild boar, rhesus macaque, langur and mouse hare. Pheasants and partridge are common and their viable population in the reserve permits controlled hunting. You have to have a license for hunting issued by the government of Nepal before going for hunting. Adventure Mission Nepal will process for the permits and license required for the hunting with other logistic support.
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