Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

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Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, consisting primarily of a 120.82-square-kilometre (46.65 sq mi) lake and ambient marshes, is situated about 64 km to the west of Ahmedabad near Sanand Village, in the Gujarat state of India.

Mainly inhabited by migratory birds in winter and spring, it is the largest wetland bird sanctuary in Gujarat, and one of the largest in India. It was declared a bird sanctuary in April 1969.

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Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat

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Jambughoda is a Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Jambughoda Tehsil, in the South Central part of Gujarat, India. It located 70 km from Vadodara and 20 km from prominent tourist places such as Pawagadh and Champaner.

Located in the Panchmahal district of Central Gujarat and 130.38 km2. area declared as a sanctuary in May 1990, Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary is home for a variety of animals and plants. A small part of the sanctuary (Targol Round) falls in the adjoining Vadodara district. The area has two water reservoirs – one at Kada and the other at Targol. These water bodies add to the aesthetic settings and diversity of the habitat. The sanctuary’s wildlife depends on these two reservoirs.

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Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary, Banaskantha

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Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary is situated in the Banaskantha district formerly under Palanpur State in the Indian state of Gujarat at the Gujarat-Rajasthan border.

It was declared as a sanctuary in May 1978, covering an area of about 180 square kilometres (69 sq mi), principally for protection of the sloth bear, which is now categorized as “Vulnerable A2cd+4cd;C1 ver 3.1” on the IUCN Red List. Their numbers are declining in the wild and they are threatened with extinction.

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Barda Wildlife Sanctuary, Porbandar, Gujarat

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Barda Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Gujarat, India. It is situated approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Porbandar and 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Gir Forest National Park.

Previous to its 1979 establishment as a wildlife sanctuary, Barda was a private reserve for Porbandar and Jamnagar. Approximately 4,000 people live in Barda.

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Narayan Sarovar Chinkara Wildlife Sanctuary – Kutch, Gujarat

Narayan Sarovar Chinkara Wildlife Sanctuary - Kutch, Gujarat

Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary also popularly known as Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary or Narayan Sarovar Chinkara Sanctuary notified as such in April 1981 and subsequently denotified in 1995 with reduced area, is a unique eco-system near Narayan Sarovar in the Lakhpat taluka of Kutch district in the state of Gujarat, India

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