Jim Corbett National Park Animals, Reptiles, Birds, Fish, Mammals

Jim Corbett National Park is one of India’s best known wildlife sanctuaries. Mammals , Reptiles, Birds, Animals, fish of different varieties are found here. Best time for visiting is March/April to watch animals. Named after the famous hunter, author and conservator Jim Corbett, the park was established as early as 1936.



Covering a large forested area of 520.8 sq. km. the park encloses a large section of the foothills of the Shivalik mountains, the Patlidum valley and the swiftly, flowing Ramganga river. The topography of the Park thus possesses a diverse range which is an asset for wildlife viewing. The dense jungles of the park teem with wildlife-the famous tigers of Kumaon in particular. The park provides a home for the panther wild boar, sloth bear, elephant, deer, python, cobra, crocodile and gharial among others. The river Ramganga is rich in mahseer, trout and goonch. More than 585 species of birds have been recorded at Corbett which make it an ornithologist’s dream. In its vastness and rich wildlife, Corbett National Park has succeeded in capturing the raw magnificence of nature. Quite simply, the spectacle at Corbett National Park, is awesome the experience unforgettable.



Jim Corbett National Park Animals

Jim Corbett National Park is famous for its tigers. There are many wild elephants but the main fauna feature is the large herds of chital, which attain a magnificent size of body and antlers. There are also hog deer and this is one of the few places where chital and the dog deer are found on the same ground, in mixed herds.





Important Wildlife Of The Park

Jim Corbett National Park Mammals


Tiger, Indian elephant, panther, sloth beer, wild bear. hyena, spotted deer, Hog deer, barking deer, goral, langur, rhesus monkey, porcupine, otter, Indian ratel, mongoose.






Jim Corbett National Park Reptiles


Marsh crocodile, gharial, python, hamadryad or king cobra.






Jim Corbett National Park Birds


Barbet, babbler, bee-eater, bulbul, bunting, crow-pheasant, dove, drongo, flycatcher, flower pecker,tit, hornbill, Indian roller, shrike, robin, hoopoe, magpie, heron,  kaleej-pheasant, kite, lark, minivet, munia, myena, nightjar, niltawa, oriole, peafowl, partridge, pigeon, parakeet, curlew, thrush, tree-pie wagtail, woodpecker, quail, sandpiper, hawk, vulture, eagle, kingfisher, lapwing,or daddy-long-leg, baya or weaver bird, chloropsis, warbler, shama.



Jim Corbett National Park Fish

Mahseer, trout, goonch
Note : For detail regarding entry fee, photography fee etc.contact the field Director, Project tiger (Uttarakhand), Ramnagar.
Flashlight photography is prohibited.
The best time for wildlife viewing is March/April when the weather encourages wildlife movement.


Museum & Art Gallery

Museum at Dhangarhi at the entrance of the Park.



Garjia Devi temple ,12 km from Ramnagar.

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Area                       520.8 sq. km.
Altitude                   400 to 1100 m
Temperature            Max          Min
Summer                  43C          19C
Winter                    34C           3C
Season                    Mid November to Mid June
Summer                  Cotton
Winter                    Light Woolens
Preferably ‘Khaki’, olive green, gray or other inconspicuous clothing which do not alert or scare away the animals.

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