Wildlife Sanctuary

Prelims

Wildlife Sanctuary

There are 543 existing wildlife sanctuaries in India

There are 543 existing wildlife sanctuaries in India covering an area of  118,918 km2, which is 3.62 % of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, June, 2017).

Any area other than area comprised with any reserve forest or the territorial waters can be notified by the State Government to constitute as a sanctuary if such area is of adequate ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, natural. or zoological significance, for the purpose of protecting, propagating or developing wildlife or its environment.

Some restricted human activities are allowed inside the Sanctuary area

Wildlife Sanctuary -State-wise break up of Wildlife Sanctuaries (As on July, 2017)

Name of State  & Union Territory State Area km² No. of WLS Area km² % of State Area
Andhra Pradesh 1,60,205 13 5,942.23 3.71
Arunachal Pradesh 83,743 11 7,487.75 8.94
Assam 78,438 18 1,840.14 2.35
Bihar 94,163 12 2,901.67 3.08
Chhattisgarh 1,35,191 11 3,760.29 2.78
Goa 3,702 6 6,47.91 17.50
Gujarat 1,96,022 23 16,618.42 8.48
Haryana 44,212 8 2,33.21 0.53
Himachal Pradesh 55,673 28 6,116.10 10.99
Jammu & Kashmir 2,22,236 15 10,243.11 4.61
Jharkhand 79,714 11 1,955.82 2.45
Karnataka 1,91,791 30 6,774.81 3.53
Kerala 3,88,63 17 1,928.24 4.96
Madhya Pradesh 3,08,245 25 7,158.42 2.32
Maharashtra 3,07,713 42 7,604.44 2.47
Manipur 22,327 2 184.81 0.83
Meghalaya 22,429 4 94.10 0.42
Mizoram 21,081 8 1,090.75 5.17
Nagaland 16,579 3 20.34 0.12
Odisha 1,55,707 19 7,094.65 4.56
Punjab 50,362 13 3,26.60 0.65
Rajasthan 3,42,239 25 5,592.38 1.63
Sikkim 7,096 7 3,99.10 5.62
Tamil Nadu 1,30,058 29 6,157.12 4.73
Telangana 1,14,840 9 5,675.91 4.94
Tripura 10,486 4 5,66.93 5.41
Uttar Pradesh 2,40,928 25 5,828.36 2.42
Uttarakhand 53,483 7 2,690.12 5.03
West Bengal 88,752 15 1,442.12 1.62
Andaman & Nicobar 8,249 96 389.39 4.72
Chandigarh 114 2 26.01 22.82
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 491 1 92.16 18.77
Daman & Diu 112 1 2.19 1.96
Delhi 1,483 1 27.82 1.88
Lakshadweep 32 1 0.01 0.03
Pondicherry 480 1 3.90 0.81
Total 3287263 543 1,18,918 3.62

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries (As on July, 2017)

S. No. Name of State/ Protected Area Year of Establishment Area (km2) District(s)
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
1 Arial Island WLS 1987 0.05 Andaman
2 Bamboo Island WLS 1987 0.05 Andaman
3 Barren Island WLS 1987 8.10 Andaman
4 Battimalv Island WLS 1987 2.23 Nicobar
5 Belle Island WLS 1987 0.08 Andaman
6 Benett Island WLS 1987 3.46 Andaman
7 Bingham Island WLS 1987 0.08 Andaman
8 Blister Island WLS 1987 0.26 Andaman
9 Bluff Island WLS 1987 1.14 Andaman
10 Bondoville Island WLS 1987 2.55 Andaman
11 Brush Island WLS 1987 0.23 Andaman
12 Buchanan Island WLS 1987 9.33 Andaman
13 Chanel Island WLS 1987 0.13 Andaman
14 Cinque Islands WLS 1987 9.51 Andaman
15 Clyde Island WLS 1987 0.54 Andaman
16 Cone Island WLS 1987 0.65 Andaman
17 Curlew (B.P.) Island WLS 1987 0.16 Andaman
18 Curlew Island WLS 1987 0.03 Andaman
19 Cuthbert Bay WLS 1997 5.82 Andaman
20 Defence Island WLS 1987 10.49 Andaman
21 Dot Island WLS 1987 0.13 Andaman
22 Dottrell Island WLS 1987 0.13 Andaman
23 Duncan Island WLS 1987 0.73 Andaman
24 East Island WLS 1987 6.11 Andaman
25 East of Inglis Island WLS 1987 3.55 Andaman
26 Egg Island WLS 1987 0.05 Andaman
27 Elat Island WLS 1987 9.36 Andaman
28 Entrance Island WLS 1987 0.96 Andaman
29 Gander Island WLS 1987 0.05 Andaman
30 Galathea Bay WLS 1997 11.44 Nicobar
31 Girjan Island WLS 1987 0.16 Andaman
32 Goose Island WLS 1987 0.01 Andaman
33 Hump Island WLS 1987 0.47 Andaman
34 Interview Island WLS 1987 133.87 Andaman
35 James Island WLS 1987 2.10 Andaman
36 Jungle Island WLS 1987 0.52 Andaman
37 Kwangtung Island WLS 1987 0.57 Andaman
38 Kyd Island WLS 1987 8.00 Andaman
39 Landfall Island WLS 1987 29.48 Andaman
40 Latouche Island WLS 1987 0.96 Andaman
41 Lohabarrack (Saltwater Crocodile) WLS 1987 22.21 Andaman
42 Mangrove Island WLS 1987 0.39 Andaman
43 Mask Island WLS 1987 0.78 Andaman
44 Mayo Island WLS 1987 0.10 Andaman
45 Megapode Island WLS 1987 0.12 Nicobar
46 Montogemery Island WLS 1987 0.21 Andaman
47 Narcondam Island WLS 1987 6.81 Andaman
48 North Brother Island WLS 1987 0.75 Andaman
49 North Island WLS 1987 0.49 Andaman
50 North Reef Island WLS 1987 3.48 Andaman
51 Oliver Island WLS 1987 0.16 Andaman
52 Orchid Island WLS 1987 0.10 Andaman
53 Ox Island WLS 1987 0.13 Andaman
54 Oyster Island-I WLS 1987 0.08 Andaman
55 Oyster Island-II WLS 1987 0.21 Andaman
56 Paget Island WLS 1987 7.36 Andaman
57 Parkinson Island WLS 1987 0.34 Andaman
58 Passage Island WLS 1987 0.62 Andaman
59 Patric Island WLS 1987 0.13 Andaman
60 Peacock Island WLS 1987 0.62 Andaman
61 Pitman Island WLS 1987 1.37 Andaman
62 Point Island WLS 1987 3.07 Andaman
63 Potanma Islands WLS 1987 0.16 Andaman
64 Ranger Island WLS 1987 4.26 Andaman
65 Reef Island WLS 1987 1.74 Andaman
66 Roper Island WLS 1987 1.46 Andaman
67 Ross Island WLS 1987 1.01 Andaman
68 Rowe Island WLS 1987 0.01 Andaman
69 Sandy Island WLS 1987 1.58 Andaman
70 Sea Serpent Island WLS 1987 0.78 Andaman
71 Shark Island WLS 1987 0.60 Andaman
72 Shearme Island WLS 1987 7.85 Andaman
73 Sir Hugh Rose Island WLS 1987 1.06 Andaman
74 Sisters Island WLS 1987 0.36 Andaman
75 Snake Island-I WLS 1987 0.73 Andaman
76 Snake Island-II WLS 1987 0.03 Andaman
77 South Brother Island WLS 1987 1.24 Andaman
78 South Reef Island WLS 1987 1.17 Andaman
79 South Sentinel Island WLS 1987 1.61 Andaman
80 Spike Island-I WLS 1987 0.42 Andaman
81 Spike Island-II WLS 1987 11.70 Andaman
82 Stoat Island WLS 1987 0.44 Andaman
83 Surat Island WLS 1987 0.31 Andaman
84 Swamp Island WLS 1987 4.09 Andaman
85 Table (Delgarno) Island WLS 1987 2.29 Andaman
86 Table (Excelsior) Island WLS 1987 1.69 Andaman
87 Talabaicha Island WLS 1987 3.21 Andaman
88 Temple Island WLS 1987 1.04 Andaman
89 Tillongchang Island WLS 1985 16.83 Nicobar
90 Tree Island WLS 1987 0.03 Andaman
91 Trilby Island WLS 1987 0.96 Andaman
92 Tuft Island WLS 1987 0.29 Andaman
93 Turtle Islands WLS 1987 0.39 Andaman
94 West Island WLS 1987 6.40 Andaman
95 Wharf Island WLS 1987 0.11 Andaman
96 White Cliff Island WLS 1987 0.47 Andaman
   
Andhra Pradesh
1 Coringa WLS 1978 235.70 East Godavari
2 Gundla Brahmeswaram WLS 1990 1194.00 Kurnool & Prakasam
3 Kambalakonda WLS 2002 71.39 Visakhapatnam
4 Koundinya WLS 1990 357.60 Chittoor
5 Kolleru  WLS 1953 308.55 West Godavari & Krishna
6 Krishna WLS 1989 194.81 Krishna & Guntur
7 Nagarjuna Sagar-Srisailam WLS 1978 3568.09* Guntur, Prakasam & Kurnool
8 Nellapattu WLS 1976 4.59 Nellore
9 Pulicat Lake WLS 1976 500.00 Nellore
10 Rollapadu WLS 1988 6.14 Kurnool
11 Sri Lankamalleswara WLS 1988 464.42 Cuddapah
12 Sri Penusila Narasimha WLS 1997 1030.85 Cuddapah & Nellore
13 Sri Venkateswara WLS 1985 172.35 Cuddapah & Chittoor
*combined area with Telangana
 
Arunachal Pradesh
1 D’Ering Memorial (Lali) WLS 1978 190.00 Upper Siang
2 Dibang WLS 1991 4149.00 Dibang Valley
3 Eagle Nest WLS 1989 217.00 West Kameng
4 Itanagar WLS 1978 140.30 Papum Pare
5 Kamlang WLS 1989 783.00 Lohit
6 Kane WLS 1991 31.00 West Siang
7 Mahao WLS 1980 281.50 Dibang Valley
8 Pakke (Pakhui) WLS 1977 861.95 East Kameng
9 Sessa Orchid WLS 1989 100.00 West Kameng
10 Tale WLS 1995 337.00 Lower Subansiri
11 Yordi Rabe Supse WLS 1996 397.00 West Siang
     
Assam
1 Amchang WLS 2004 78.64 Kamrup
2 Barail WLS 2004 326.24 Cachar Karimgang
3 Barnadi WLS 1980 26.22 Udalguri (Darrang)
4 Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni WLS 1999 7.22 Tinsukia
5 Burachapari WLS 1995 44.06 Sonitpur
6 Chakrasila WLS 1994 45.57 Dhubri
7 Deepor Beel WLS 4.14 Guwahati
8 Dihing Patkai WLS 2004 111.19 Dibrugarh & Tinsukia
9 East Karbi Anglong WLS 2000 221.81 Karbi-Anglong
10 Garampani WLS 1952 6.05 Karbi-Anglong
11 Hollongapar Gibbon WLS 1997 20.98 Jorhat
12 Lawkhowa WLS 1972 70.13 Nagaon
13 Marat Longri WLS 2003 451.00 Karbi-Anglong
14 Nambor WLS 2000 37.00 Karbi-Anglong
15 Nambor-Doigrung  WLS 2003 97.15 Karbi-Anglong
16 Pabitora WLS 1987 38.81 Marigaon
17 Pani-Dihing Bird WLS 1995 33.93 Sibsagar
18 Sonai Rupai WLS 1998 220.00 Sonitpur
Bihar
1 Barela Jheel Salim Ali Bird WLS 1997 1.96 Vaishali
2 Bhimbandh WLS 1976 681.99 Munger
3 Gautam Budha WLS 1976 138.34 Gaya
4 Kaimur WLS 1982 1342.00 Rohtas
5 Kanwarjheel WLS 1989 63.11 Begusarai
6 Kusheshwar Asthan Bird WLS 1994 29.17 Darbhnaga
7 Nagi Dam WLS 1987 1.92 Jamui
8 Nakti Dam WLS 1987 3.33 Jamui
9 Pant (Rajgir) WLS 1978 35.84 Nalanda
10 Udaipur WLS 1978 8.87 Pashchim Champaran
11 Valmiki WLS 1978 545.15 Pashchim Champaran
12 Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin WLS 1990 50.00 Bhagalpur
Chandigarh
1 City Bird WLS 1998 0.03 Chandigarh
2 Sukhna Lake WLS 1986 25.98 Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh             
1 Achanakmar WLS 1975 551.55 Bilaspur
2 Badalkhol WLS 1975 104.45 Jashpur
3 Barnawapara WLS 1976 244.66 Raipur
4 Bhairamgarh WLS 1983 138.95 Dantewada
5 Bhoramdev WLS 2001 351.24 Kawardha
6 Sarangarh-Gomardha WLS 1975 277.82 Raigarh
7 Pamed Wild Buffalo WLS 1985 262.12 Dantewada
8 Semarsot WLS 1978 430.35 Surguja
9 Sitanadi WLS 1974 553.36 Dhamtari
10 Tamor Pingla WLS 1978 608.51 Surguja
11 Udanti Wild Buffalo WLS 1985 237.27 Raipur
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
1 Dadra & Nagar Haveli WLS 2000 92.16 Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
1 Fudam WLS 1991 2.18 Diu
Delhi
1 Asola Bhati (Indira Priyadarshini) WLS 1992 27.82 South Delhi
Goa
1 Bondla WLS 1969 7.95 North Goa
2 Dr. Salim Ali Bird (Chorao) WLS 1988 1.78 North Goa
3 Cotigaon WLS 1968 85.65 South Goa
4 Madei WLS 1999 208.48 North Goa
5 Bhagwan Mahavir WLS 1967 133.00 North Goa
6 Netravali WLS 1999 211.05 South Goa
Gujarat
1 Balaram Ambaji WLS 1989 542.08 Banas Kantha
2 Barda WLS 1979 192.31 Jamnagar & Porbandar
3 Gaga (Great Indian Bustard) WLS 1988 3.33 Jamnagar
4 Gir WLS 1965 1153.42 Junagadh & Amreli
5 Girnar WLS 2008 178.80 Junagadh
6 Hingolgadh WLS 1980 6.54 Rajkot
7 Jambughoda WLS 1990 130.38 Panchmahal
8 Jessore Sloth Bear WLS 1978 180.66 Banas Kantha
9 Kachchh (Lala) Great Indian Bustard WLS 1995 2.03 Kachchh
10 Kachchh Desert WLS 1986 7506.22 Kachchh
11 Khijadiya Bird WLS 1981 6.05 Jamnagar
12 Marine (Gulf of Kachchh) WLS 1980 295.03 Jamnagar
13 Mitiyala WLS 2004 18.22 Amreli
14 Nal Sarovar Bird WLS 1969 120.82 Ahmadabad & Surendrnagar
15 Narayan Sarovar Chinkara WLS 1995 442.91 Kachchh
16 Paniya WLS 1989 39.63 Amreli
17 Porbandar Bird WLS 1988 0.09 Porbander
18 Purna WLS 1990 160.84 Dangs
19 Rampara Vidi WLS 1988 15.01 Rajkot
20 Ratanmahal Sloth Bear WLS 1982 55.65 Dahod
21 Shoolpaneswar (Dhumkhal) WLS 1982 607.70 Bharuch
22 Thol Lake WLS 1988 6.99 Mahesana
23 Wild Ass WLS 1973 4953.71 Kachchh, Rajkot, Mahesana & Banas Kantha
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Haryana
1 Abubshehar WLS 1987 115.30 Sirsa
2 Bhindawas Lake WLS 1986 4.12 Rohtak
3 Bir Shikargarh WLS 1987 7.67 Panchkula
4 Chhilchhila Lake WLS 1986 0.29 Kaithal
5 Kalesar WLS 1996 54.06 Yamuna Nagar
6 Khaparwas WLS 1991 0.83 Jhajjar
7 Morni Hills (Khol-Hi-Raitan) WLS 2004 48.83 Panchkula
8 Nahar WLS 1987 2.11 Rewari
Himachal Pradesh
1 Bandli WLS 1962 32.11 Mandi
2 Chail WLS 1976 16.00 Solan & Shimla
3 Chandratal WLS 2007 38.56 Lahul & Spiti
4 Churdhar WLS 1985 55.52 Sirmaur & Shimla
5 Daranghati WLS 1962 171.50 Shimla
6 Dhauladhar WLS 1994 982.86 Kangra
7 Gamgul Siyabehi WLS 1962 108.40 Chamba
8 Kais WLS 1954 12.61 Kullu
9 Kalatop-Khajjiar WLS 1958 17.17 Chamba
10 Kanawar WLS 1954 107.29 Kullu
11 Khokhan WLS 1954 14.94 Kullu
12 Kibber WLS 1992 2220.12 Lahaul & Spiti
13 Kugti WLS 1962 405.49 Chamba
14 Lippa Asrang WLS 1962 31.00 Kinnaur
15 Majathal WLS 1954 30.86 Solan
16 Manali WLS 1954 29.00 Kullu
17 Nargu WLS 1962 132.3731 Kullu
18 Pong Dam Lake WLS 1982 207.59 Kangra
19 Renuka WLS 2013 4.00 Sirmaur
20 Rupi Bhaba WLS 1982 503.00 Kinnaur
21 Sainj WLS 1994 90.00 Kullu
22 Rakchham Chitkul (Sangla Valley) WLS 1989 304.00 Kinnaur
23 Sech Tuan Nala WLS 1962 390.29 Chamba
24 Shikari Devi WLS 1962 29.94 Mandi
25 Shimla Water Catchment WLS 1958 10.00 Shimla
26 Talra WLS 1962 46.48 Shimla
27 Tirthan WLS 1992 61.00 Kullu
28 Tundah WLS 1962 64.00 Chamba
Jammu & Kashmir
1 Baltal-Thajwas WLS 1987 210.50 Ganderbal
2 Changthang WLS 1987 4000.00 Leh
3 Gulmarg WLS 1987 180.00 Baramulla
4 Hirapora WLS 1987 110.00 Shopian
5 Hokersar WLS 1992 13.75 Srinagar
6 Jasrota WLS 1987 25.75 Kathua
7 Karakoram (Nubra Shyok) WLS 1987 5000.00 Leh
8 Lachipora WLS 1987 80.00 Baramulla
9 Limber WLS 1987 26.00 Baramulla
10 Nandni WLS 1981 33.34 Jammu
11 Overa-Aru WLS 1987 425.00 Anantnag
12 Rajparian (Daksum) WLS 2002 20.00 Anantnag
13 Ramnagar Rakha WLS 1981 31.50 Jammu
14 Surinsar Mansar WLS 1981 55.50 Udhampur, Samba & Jammu
15 Trikuta WLS 1981 31.77 Udhampur
Jharkhand
1 Dalma WLS 1976 193.22 East Singhbhum & Saraikela
2 Gautam Budha 1976 121.14 Koderma & Hazaribagh
3 Hazaribagh WLS 1976 186.25 Hazaribagh
4 Kodarma WLS 1985 177.35 Koderma
5 Lawalong WLS 1978 211.03 Chatra
6 Mahuadanr Wolf WLS 1976 63.26 Latehar
7 Palamau WLS 1976 752.94 Latehar
8 Palkot WLS 1990 182.83 Gumla & Simdega
9 Parasnath WLS 1984 49.33 Giridih
10 Topchanchi WLS 1978 12.82 Dhanbad
11 Udhwa Lake Bird WLS 1991 5.65 Sahebganj
Karnataka
1 Adichunchunagiri Peacock WLS 1981 0.84 Mandya
2 Arabithittu WLS 1985 13.50 Mysore
3 Attiveri Bird WLS 1994 2.22 Uttara Kannada
4 Bhadra WLS 1974 492.46 Chikmagalur & Shimoga
5 Bhimgad WLS 2010 190.42 Belgaum
6 Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (B.R.T.) WLS 1987 539.52 Chamarajanagar
7 Brahmagiri WLS 1974 181.29 Kodagu
8 Cauvery WLS 1987 1027.53 Mysore, Bangalore & Mandya
9 Chincholi WLS 2012 134.88 Gulbarga & Yadgir
10 Dandeli WLS 1987 886.41 Uttara Kannada
11 Daroji Bear WLS 1992 82.72 Bellary
12 Ghataprabha Bird WLS 1974 29.79 Belgaum
13 Gudavi Bird WLS 1989 0.73 Shimoga
14 Gudekote Sloth Bear WLS 2013 38.48 Bellary
15 Jogimatti WLS 2015 100.48 Chitradurga
16 Malai Mahadeshwara WLS 2013 906.19 Chamarajanagar
17 Melkote Temple WLS 1974 49.82 Mandya
18 Mookambika WLS 1974 370.37 Udipi
19 Nugu WLS 1974 30.32 Mysore
20 Pushpagiri WLS 1987 102.96 Kodagu & Dakshina Kannada
21 Ranebennur Black Buck WLS 1974 119.00 Dharwad
22 Ranganathittu Bird WLS 1940 0.67 Mysore
23 Ramadevara Betta Vulture WLS 2012 3.46 Ramanagara
24 Rangayyanadurga Four-horned antelope 2011 77.24 Davangere
25 Sharavathi Valley WLS 1974 431.23 Shimoga
26 Shettihalli WLS 1974 395.60 Shimoga
27 Someshwara WLS 1974 314.25 Udipi
28 Talakaveri WLS 1987 105.01 Kodagu
 29 Thimlapura WLS 2016 50.86 Davangere
30 Yadahalli Chinkara WLS 2015 96.36 Bagalkote
Kerala
1 Aralam WLS 1984 55.00 Kannur
2 Chimmony WLS 1984 85.00 Thrissur
3 Chinnar WLS 1984 90.44 Idukki
4 Chulannur Peafowl WLS 2007 3.42 Thrissur & Palakkad
5 Idukki WLS 1976 70.00 Idukki
6 Kottiyoor WLS 2011 30.38 Kannur
7 Kurinjimala WLS 2006 32.00 Idukki
8 Malabar WLS 2010 74.22 Kozhikode
9 Mangalavanam Bird WLS 2004 0.03 Ernakulam
10 Neyyar WLS 1958 128.00 Thiruvananthapuram
11 Parambikulam WLS 1973 285.00 Palakkad
12 Peechi-Vazhani WLS 1958 125.00 Thrissur
13 Peppara WLS 1983 53.00 Thiruvananthapuram
14 Periyar WLS 1950 427.00 Idukki
15 Shendurney WLS 1984 100.32 Ouilon
16 Thattekad Bird WLS 1983 25.00 Idukki
17 Wayanad WLS 1973 344.44 Wayanad
Lakshadweep             
1 Pitti (Bird Island) WLS 1995 0.01 Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
1 Bagdara WLS 1978 478.00 Sidhi
2 Bori WLS 1977 485.72 Hoshangabad
3 Gandhi Sagar WLS 1981 368.62 Mandsaur & Neemuch
4 Ghatigaon WLS 1981 511.00 Gwalior
5 Karera WLS 1981 202.21 Shivpuri
6 Ken Gharial WLS 1981 45.20 Panna & Chhatarpur
7 Kheoni WLS 1982 122.70 Dewas & Sehore
8 Narsighgarh WLS 1978 59.19 Raigarh
9 National Chambal WLS 1978 435.00 Morena & Bhind
10 Noradehi WLS 1984 1194.67 Damoh, Sagar & Narsimhapur
11 Orcha WLS 1994 44.91 Tikamgarh
12 Pachmarhi WLS 1977 417.78 Hoshngabad
13 Kuno WLS 1981 344.68 Morena
14 Panna (Gangau) WLS 1979 68.14 Panna
15 Panpatha WLS 1983 245.84 Umaria
16 Pench WLS 1975 118.47 Seoni & Chhindwara
17 Phen WLS 1983 110.74 Mandla
18 Ralamandal WLS 1989 2.35 Indore
19 Ratapani WLS 1978 823.84 Raisen
20 Sailana WLS 1983 12.96 Ratlam
21 Sanjay Dubari WLS 1975 364.59 Sidhi
22 Sardarpur WLS 1983 348.12 Dhar
23 Singhori WLS 1976 287.91 Raisen
24 Son Gharial WLS 1981 41.80 Sidhi, Shahdol & Satna
25 Veerangna Durgavati WLS 1997 23.97 Damoh
Maharashtra
1 Amba Barwa WLS 1997 127.11 Buldhana
2 Andhari WLS 1986 509.27 Chandrapur
3 Aner Dam WLS 1986 82.94 Dhule
4 Bhamragarh WLS 1997 104.38 Gadchiroli
5 Bhimashankar WLS 1985 130.78 Pune & Thane
6 Bor WLS 1970 61.10 Wardha & Nagpur
7 Chaprala WLS 1986 134.78 Gadchiroli
8 Deulgaon-Rehekuri WLS 1980 2.17 Ahmednagar
9 Dhyanganga WLS 1997 205.23 Buldhana
10 Gangewadi New Great Indian Bustard WLS 2015 1.98 Solapur, Osmanabad
11 Gautala-Autramghat WLS 1986 260.61 Aurangabad & Jalgaon
12 Great Indian Bustard WLS 1979 1222.61 Solapur & Ahmednagar
13 Jaikwadi WLS 1986 341.05 Aurangabad & Ahmednagar
14 Kalsubai Harishchandragad WLS 1986 361.71 Ahmednagar
15 Karnala Fort WLS 1968 4.48 Raigad
16 Karanja Sohal Blackbuck WLS 2000 18.32 Akola
17 Katepurna WLS 1988 73.63 Akola & Washim
18 Koyana WLS 1985 423.55 Satara
19 Lonar WLS 2000 1.17 Buldhana
20 Malvan Marine WLS 1987 29.12 Sindhudurg
21 Mansingdeo WLS 2010 182.59 Nagpur
22 Mayureswar Supe WLS 1997 5.15 Pune
23 Melghat WLS 1985 778.75 Amravati
24 Nagzira WLS 1970 152.81 Gondia, Bhandara
25 Naigaon Peacock WLS 1994 29.89 Beed
26 Nandur Madhameshwar WLS 1986 100.12 Nashik
27 Narnala Bird WLS 1997 12.35 Akola
28 Nawegaon WLS 2012 122.76 Gondia
29 New Bor WLS 2012 60.70 Nagpur-Wardha
30 New Nagzira WLS 2012 151.33 Gondia
31 Painganga WLS 1986 324.62 Yeotmal & Nanded
32 Phansad WLS 1986 69.79 Raigad
33 Radhanagari WLS 1958 351.16 Kolhapur
34 Sagareshwar WLS 1985 10.87 Sangali
35 Tansa WLS 1970 304.81 Thane
36 Thane Creek Flamingo WLS 2015 16.905   Mumbai Suburban
37 Tipeshwar WLS 1997 148.63 Yeotmal
38 Tungareshwar WLS 2003 85.00 Thane
39 Yawal WLS 1969 177.52 Jalgaon
40 Yedsi Ramlin Ghat WLS 1997 22.38 Aurangabad (Osmanabad)
41 Umred-Kharngla WLS 2012 189.30 Nagpur & Bhandara
42 Wan WLS 1997 211.00 Amravati
Manipur
1 Yangoupokpi Lokchao WLS 1989 184.40 Chandel
2 Khongjaingamba Ching 2016 0.412
Meghalaya
1 Baghmara Pitcher Plant WLS 1984 0.02 South Garo Hills
2 Narpuh WLS 2015 59.90 East Jaintia Hills
3 Nongkhyllem WLS 1981 29.00 Ri-Bhoi (North Khasi Hills)
4 Siju WLS 1979 5.18 South Garo Hills
Mizoram
1 Dampa WLS 1985 500.00 Mamit
2 Khawnglung WLS 1992 35.00 Serchhip
3 Lengteng WLS 1999 60.00 Champhai
4 Ngengpui WLS 1991 110.00 Lawngtlai
5 Pualreng WLS 2004 50.00 Kolasib
6 Tawi WLS 1978 35.75 Aizawl
7 Thorangtlang WLS 2002 50.00 Serchhip
8 Tokalo WLS 2007 250.00 Saiha
Nagaland
1 Fakim WLS 1980 6.41 Tuensang
2 Puliebadze WLS 1980 9.23 Kohima
3 Rangapahar WLS 1986 4.70 Dimapur
Odisha
1 Badrama WLS 1962 304.03 Sambalpur
2 Baisipalli WLS 1981 168.35 Nayagarh
3 Balukhand Konark WLS 1984 71.72 Puri
4 Bhitarkanika WLS 1975 525.00 Kendrapara
5 Chandaka Dampara WLS 1982 175.79 Khurda & Cuttack
6 Chilika (Nalaban) WLS 1987 15.53 Khurda, Puri & Ganjam
7 Debrigarh WLS 1985 346.91 Sambalpur
8 Gahirmatha (Marine) WLS 1997 1435.00 Kendrapara
9 Hadgarh WLS 1978 191.06 Keonjhar & Mayurbhanj
10 Kapilash WLS 125.50 Dhenkanal
11 Karlapat WLS 1992 147.66 Kalahandi
12 Khalasuni WLS 1982 116.00 Sambalpur
13 Kothagarh WLS 1981 399.50 Phulbani
14 Kuldiha WLS 1984 272.75 Balesore
15 Lakhari Valley WLS 1985 185.87 Gajapati
16 Nandankanan WLS 1979 14.16 Khurda
17 Satkosia Gorge WLS 1976 745.52 Angul, Boudh & Cuttack
18 Simlipal WLS 1979 1354.30 Mayurbhanj
19 Sunabeda WLS 1988 500.00 Nuapada
Puducherry
1 Oussudu WLS 2008 3.90 Pondicherry
Punjab
1 Abohar WLS 1988 186.50 Firozpur
2 Bir Aishvan WLS 1952 2.64 Sangrur
3 Bir Bhadson WLS 1952 10.23 Patiala
4 Bir Bunerheri WLS 1952 6.62 Patiala
5 Bir Dosanjh WLS 1952 5.18 Patiala
6 Bir Gurdialpura WLS 1977 6.20 Patiala
7 Bir Mehaswala WLS 1952 1.23 Patiala
8 Bir Motibagh WLS 1952 6.54 Patiala
9 Harike Lake WLS 1982 86.00 Firozpur
10 Jhajjar Bacholi WLS 1998 1.16 Ropar
11 Kathlaur Kushlian WLS 2007 7.58 Gurdaspur
12 Takhni-Rehampur WLS 1992 3.82 Hoshiarpur
13 Nangal WLS 2009 2.90 Rupnagar
Rajasthan
1 Bandh Baratha WLS 1985 199.50 Bharatpur
2 Bassi WLS 1988 138.69 Chittaurgarh
3 Bhensrodgarh WLS 1983 229.14 Chittaurgarh
4 Darrah WLS 1955 80.75 Kota & Jhalawar
5 Jaisamand WLS 1955 52.00 Udaipur (Rajsamand)
6 Jamwa Ramgarh WLS 1982 300.00 Jaipur
7 Jawahar Sagar WLS 1975 153.41 Kota, Bundi & Chittaurgarh
8 Kailadevi WLS 1983 676.38 Karouli (Sawai Madhopur)
9 Kesarbagh WLS 1955 14.76 Dholpur
10 Kumbhalgarh WLS 1971 608.58 Pali, Rajsamand, Udaipur
11 Mount Abu WLS 1960 326.10 Sirohi
12 Nahargarh WLS 1980 50.00 Jaipur
13 National Chambal WLS 1979 274.75 Kota, Bundi, Sawai Madhopur, Dholpur & Karouli
14 Phulwari Ki Nal WLS 1983 692.68 Udaipur & Pali
15 Ramgarh Vishdhari WLS 1982 252.79 Bundi
16 Ramsagar WLS 1955 34.40 Dholpur
17 Sajjangarh WLS 1987 5.19 Udaipur
18 Sariska WLS 1955 219.00 Alwar
19 Sawaimadhopur WLS 1955 131.30 Sawai Madhopur
20 Sawai Man Singh WLS 1984 103.25 Sawai Madhopur
21 Shergarh WLS 1983 98.71 Kota (Baran)
22 Sitamata WLS 1979 422.94 Chittaurgarh & Udaipur
23 Tal Chhapar WLS 1971 7.19 Churu
24 Todgarh Raoli WLS 1983 495.27 Ajmer, Pali & Rajsamand
25 Van Vihar WLS 1955 25.60 Dholpur
Sikkim
1 Barsey Rhododendron WLS 1998 104.00 West Sikkim
2 Fambong Lho WLS 1984 51.76 East Sikkim
3 Kitam Bird WLS 2005 6.00 South Sikkim
4 Kyongnosla Alpine WLS 1977 31.00 East Sikkim
5 Maenam WLS 1987 35.34 South Sikkim
6 Pangolakha WLS 2002 128.00 East Sikkim
7 Shingba Rhododendron WLS 1984 43.00 North Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
1 Cauvery North WLS 2014 504.33 Kishnagiri & Dharmapuri
2 Chitrangudi Bird WLS 1989 0.48 Ramanathpuram
3 Gangaikondam Spotted Dear WLS 2013 2.88 Tirunelveli
4 Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) WLS 1976 841.49 Coimbatore
5 Kalakad WLS 1976 223.58 Tirunelveli
6 Kanjirankulam Bird WLS 1989 1.04 Ramanathpuram
7 Kanyakumari WLS 2002 457.78 Kanyakumari
8 Karaivetti Bird WLS 1999 4.54 Perambalur
9 Karikilli Birds WLS 1989 0.61 Kanchipuram
10 Kodaikanal WLS 2013 608.95 Dindigul & Theni
11 Koonthankulam-Kadankulam WLS 1994 1.29 Tirunelveli
12 Megamalai 2016 269.11 Theni
13 Melaselvanoor-Keelaselvanoor WLS 1998 5.93 Ramanathpuram
14 Mudumalai WLS 1942 217.76 Nilgiris
15 Mundanthurai WLS 1977 567.38 Tirunelveli
16 Nellai WLS 2015 356.73 Tirunelveli
17 Oussudu Lake Bird Sanctuary 2015 3.32 Villupuram
18 Point Calimere WLS 1967 17.26 Nagapattinam
19 Pulicat Lake Bird WLS 1980 153.67 Tiruvellore
20 Sathyamangalam WS 2008, 2011 1411.61 Erode
21 Srivilliputhur Grizzled Squirrel WLS 1988 485.20 Virudhunagar
22 Theerthangal 2016 0.29 Ramanathpuram
23 Sakkarakottai 2016 2.30 Ramanathpuram
24 Udayamarthandapuram Lake WLS 1991 0.45 Thiruvarur
25 Vaduvoor Birds WLS 1991 1.28 Thiruvarur
26 Vedanthangal Lake Birds WLS 1936 0.30 Chengalpet
27 Vellanadu Blackbuck WLS 1987 16.41 Tuticorin
28 Vellode Birds WLS 1997 0.77 Erode
29 Vettangudi Birds WLS 1977 0.38 Sivagangai
Telangana
1 Nagarjuna Sagar-Srisailam WLS 1978 3568.09* Nalgonda & Mahaboobnagar
2 Eturnagaram WLS 1953 806.15 Warangal
3 Kawal WLS 1965 892.23 Adilabad
4 Kinnersani WLS 1977 635.41 Khammam
5 Lanja Madugu Siwaram WLS 1978 29.81 Adilabad & Karimnagar
6 Manjeera Crocodile WLS 1978 20.00 Medak
7 Pakhal WLS 1952 860.00 Warangal
8 Pocharam WLS 1952 130.00 Medak
9 Pranahita WLS 1980 136.03 Adilabad
*combined area with Andhra Pradesh
 
Tripura
1 Gumti WLS 1988 389.54 South Tripura
2 Rowa WLS 1988 0.86 North Tripura
3 Sepahijala WLS 1987 13.45 West Tripura
4 Trishna WLS 1988 163.08 South Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
1 Bakhira WLS 1990 28.94 Sant Kabir Nagar
2 Chandraprabha WLS 1957 78.00 Chandauli
3 Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Bird WLS 2003 4.27 Pratapgarh
4 Hastinapur WLS 1986 2073.00 Muzzafar Nagar, Meerut, Muradabad, Ghaziabad, Bijnore & Jyotibhaphuley Nagar
5 Kaimur WLS 1982 500.73 Mirzapur & Sonbhadra
6 Katerniaghat WLS 1976 400.09 Bahraich
7 Kishanpur WLS 1972 227.00 Lakhimpur-Kheri & Shahjahanpur
8 Lakh Bahosi Bird WLS 1988 80.24 Farrukhabad
9 Mahavir Swami WLS 1977 5.41 Lalitpur
10 National Chambal WLS 1979 635.00 Agra & Etawah
11 Nawabganj Bird WLS 1984 2.25 Unnao
12 Okhala Bird WLS 1990 4.00 Gautam Budha Nagar (Ghaziabad)
13 Parvati Aranga WLS 1990 10.84 Gonda
14 Patna WLS 1990 1.09 Etah
15 Pilibhit WLS 2014 602.798 Pilibhit
16 Ranipur WLS 1977 230.31 Banda & Chitrakoot
17 Saman Bird WLS 1990 5.26 Mainpuri
18 Samaspur Bird WLS 1987 7.99 Rae Bareli
19 Sandi Birds WLS 1990 3.09 Hardoi
20 Sohagibarwa WLS 1987 428.20 Maharajganj
21 Sohelwa WLS 1988 452.47 Gonda, Shravasti & Balrampur
22 Sur Sarovar Bird WLS 1991 4.03 Agra
23 Jai Prakash Narayan (Surhatal) Bird WLS 1991 34.32 Ballia
24 Turtle WLS 1989 7.00 Varanasi
25 Vijai Sagar WLS 1990 2.62 Mahoba
Uttarakhand
1 Askot WLS 1986 600.00 Pithoragarh
2 Binsar WLS 1988 47.07 Almora
3 Govind Pashu Vihar WLS 1955 485.89 Uttarkashi
4 Kedarnath WLS 1972 975.20 Chamoli & Rudraprayag
5 Mussoorie WLS 1993 10.82 Dehradun
6 Nandhaur WLS 2012 269.96 Nainital & Champawat
7 Sonanadi WLS 1987 301.18 Pauri Garhwal
West Bengal
1 Ballavpur WLS 1977 2.02 Birbhum
2 Bethuadahari WLS 1980 0.67 Nadia
3 Bibhuti Bhusan WLS 1980 0.64 North 24-Paraganas
4 Buxa WLS 1986 267.92 Jalpaiguri
5 Chapramari WLS 1976 9.60 Jalpaiguri
6 Chintamani Kar Bird WLS 1982 0.07 South 24-Paraganas
7 Haliday Island WLS 1976 5.95 South 24-Paraganas
8 Jorepokhri Salamander WLS 1985 0.04 Darjeeling
9 Lothian Island WLS 1976 38.00 South 24-Paraganas
10 Mahananda WLS 1976 158.04 Darjeeling & Jalpaiguri
11 Raiganj WLS 1985 1.30 North Dinajpur
12 Ramnabagan WLS 1981 0.14 Burdwan
13 Sajnakhali WLS 1976 362.40 South 24-Paraganas
14 Senchal WLS 1976 38.88 Darjeeling
15 West Sunderban WLS 2013 556.45 South 24-Paraganas
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