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Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary

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Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary is a 30.69 km² animal sanctuary at Kalatop and Khajjiar in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The sanctuary area is well laid out for trekking trails both at Kalatop and Khajjiar. There is a dense deodar and fir forest covering 19.63 km² of the sanctuary, which is about 6 km from Dalhousie. Pheasants, serow and black bear are some of the common animals found here.The sanctuary lies in the path of the Ravi River, and is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests.

Flora and fauna:-
 Kalatop Forest Rest House The vegetation consists of blue pine and deodhar forest, with oak. Undergrowth in the forest area is well developed. 

Mammals in Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary:-
  1.  bear
  2. Himalayan Black Marten
  3. leopard
  4. deer
  5. Barking Goral
  6. squirrel
  7. serow
  8. jackal
  9. langur. 

Birds In Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary- Blackbird Birds in this sanctuary many Birds are found some of them are listed below:- 
  1. Eurasian Jay 
  2. Whitewinged Black Bird 
  3. Black Headed Jay 
  4. Chesnut Billed Rock Thrush 
  5. Blackheaded Jay.
  6. Grey Headed Cannery Flycatcher


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Sanctuaries Wildlife (~1/6)

With a view to conserve the total range of wildlife available in the state, the Government of Himachal Pradesh has declared 32 areas, covering all the agro-climatic zones in the state and having significant ecological, geomorphological and biodiversity value, as Wildlife Sanctuaries. A Wildlife Sanctuary is established under sections 18-26 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and admits rights to the extent as allowed by the Collector at the time of settlement in concurrence with Chief Wildlife Warden of the State. Finally notified boundaries of the Wildlife Sanctuaries, like National Parks, can not be altered without resolution of the State Legislature. General public is legally restrained from destroying, exploiting, or removing any wildlife from the sanctuary, or destroying or damaging the habitat of any wild animal, or depriving any wild animal of its habitat in the sanctuary.

Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary Chamba Himachal Pradesh

Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary is a 30.69 km² animal sanctuary at Kalatop and Khajjiar in the Chamba...