Jim Corbett National Park
named after the hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key role in its establishment—is the oldest national park in India.
The park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. Situated in Nainital district of Uttarakhand the park acts as a protected area for the critically endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative.
The park has sub-Himalayan belt geographical and ecological characteristics.
Dense moist deciduous forest mainly consists of sal, haldu, pipal, rohini and mango trees, and these trees cover almost 73 per cent of the park. The 10 per cent of the area consists of grasslands.It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species. The endangered Bengal tiger of India resides here. The sanctuary
was the first to come under Project Tiger
initiative.This is my birthplace as a wildlife Photographer and i treasure every moment lived here ..
2010, © BY Sagar Gosavi. All the Photos are taken in the Natural Habitat. Photos are strictly for private viewing. Using the images for any purpose without permission will be violation of the Copyright Law.