Situated in Yamunanagar District
, Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of 100 sq km in the lower reaches of Shivalik range. It is recognized as an excellent birding area.
Sal and khair trees dominate the forest but there are also shisam, tun, sain and amla trees. The sanctuary protects birds like pallid harrier, Indian bushlark, crested lark, cattle egret, common moorhen, Indian pitta, Indian nightjar, jungle prinia and ashy wood-swallow.
From Delhi, take the road to Karnal and follow National Highway 1 till
Pipli. Turn right from Pipli to reach Yamunanagar. From Yamunangar, take the road towards Poanta Sahib for around 30 km to reach the sanctuary.