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Bherjan - Borajan - Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuaries

 

The Sanctuary with 3 separate blocks is located in Tinsukia district and is an ideal habitat for the Primate species.


What you expect to see


Mammals : Some of the mammals found in the Sanctuary are Slow Loris, Assamese Macaque, Pig tailed Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Capped Langur, Stump tailed Macaque and Hoolock Gibbon, besides few Leopards, Wild Pigs and Giant Flying Squirrel etc.


Birds : 84 species of birds have been found including Osprey, Kingfisher, Indian Pied Hornbill, Lineated Barbet, Woodpecker, Drongo, Common Mynah, Bulbul, Magpie Robin, Wagtail and varieties of woodland birds.


How to reach : By road from Mohanbari (Dibrugarh) Airport it is about 40 kms. away. From Tinsukia town - Bherjan block is 3 kms. away, Borajan block is 6 kms. away and Padumoni block is 5 kms. away.


Where to stay : Good Hotels are available in Tinsukia – Hotel Highway, A.T. Road, Tel-0374- 2335383/2332783/2340820, Hotel Jyoti, Rangagora Road, Tel-0374 – 2333243, Hotel Urmila Continental, Rangagora Road, Tel-0374- 2333777/2333773, Hotel Indralok, Prakash Bazar, Tel-0374- 2340398, Hotel President, Station Road, Tel-0374- 2340435.


Whom to contact for visit : Divisional Forest Officer, Tinsukia Wildlife Division, P.O. Borguri, Pin:786126,Tel.- 0374-2331472, Range Forest Officer, Guijan Wildlife Range, P.O. Guijan, Tinsukia.

 

Best season for visit : October to April.

 

Stump Tailed Macaque

Hoolock Gibbon

Capped Langur

Assamese Macaque

 
 
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