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    ORCHIDS
     
    In Assam as many as 293 species of Orchids are reported which represent 44.39% of North East species and 24.42% of species occurring in India. Tropical wet evergreen forests of Lakhimpur district and it’s adjoining foot hills of Arunachal Pradesh is very much rich and more than hundreds of eye-catching and colorful wild orchids are seen to bloom throughout the year.
     
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    The birds of Nameri National Park, Assam, India by Maan Barua and Pankaj Sharma

    SOME TRIP REPORTS

    The Magical Monals of Mishmi
    A Week’s Birding in Eastern Arunachal
     
    ~ by Bikram Grewal

    In search of the Bugun Liocichla and 
    other parables from Eaglenest

    Text: Bikram Grewal; Images: Ramki Sreenivasan

    A day's birding in Kaziranga
    by Bikram Grewal

    Nameri Trip Report  by Bikram Grewal

    Eastern Himalayas  by Mike Waite



    NATIONAL PARKS OF NORTH EAST INDIA
     
    Kaziranga National Park (Assamese: কাজিৰঙা ৰাষ্ট্ৰীয় উদ্যান, Kazirônga Rastriyô Uddan, is a National Park in the Golaghat and Nagaon District of the state of Assam, India. A World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One-Horned Rhinocerosces. Kaziranga boasts the highest density of tigers among Protected Areas in the world ... Read details about the World Heritage Site>>
     
     
    The history of Kaziranga as a protected area can be traced back to 1904, when Mary Victoria Leiter Curzon, the wife of the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, visited the area. After failing to see a single rhinoceros, for which the area was renowned, she persuaded her husband to take urgent measures to protect the dwindling species which he did by initiating planning for a their protection. On 1 June 1905, the Kaziranga Proposed Reserve Forest was created with an area of 232 km2 .....Read about the History of Kaziranga National Park>>
     
    There is no one way to describe Manas National Park. 

    Lying on the foothills of the Himalaya, Manas is the most stunning pristine wildlife habitat in India, comparable to the best in the world in the beauty of its spectacular landscape. It is also a UNESCO Natural World Heritage (in danger) site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve - a unique distinction. This Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forest Terrestrial Eco-region is also the richest in species of all Indian wildlife areas and the only known home for the rare and endangered Assam Roofed Turtle, Hispid Hare, Golden Langur and Pygmy Hog....Know about the most stunning pristine wildlife habitate in India>> 

    Read about Jayanth Sharma's Trip Report of Manas Kazaringa National Park>>

    Nameri National Park is located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalaya in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India. It is one of the richest and most threatened reservoirs of plant and animal life in the world. The Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh adjoins the Park on its Northeastern side. The Park extends up to east and south west bank of the river Bor Dikorai from interstate boundary at Sijussa to the left bank of Jia Bharali River up to the south bank of Balipara Reserve Forest....Read about one of the most threatened reservior of Plant and Animal in the world>> 

    National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuary of Assam>>