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Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary

Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary

Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the north-eastern part of Kutch District, bordering Pakistan and the Wild Ass Sanctuary. This is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in India, covering 4950 sq km, and comprises saline desert plains, arid grasslands, lakes and marshes. It is established to preserve the greater flamingo but it also supports gazelle, blue bull, wolf, and Indian foxes, jackal, jungle cat, hare. Bird species include spotted and Indian sand grouse, francolin partridge, bustard quails, desert wheatear, desert, larks, steppe eagle, imperial eagle, short toed eagle, vulture, pelicans, ducks, cranes and storks.

The best time to visit is October to June.

Rann of Kutch can be reached from Dasada, about 93 km from Ahmedabad.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kutch


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