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Nameri National Park, located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, straddles the border between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh adjoins the Park on its North-Eastern point. Together they constitute an area of over 1000 km 2 of semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers. Nameri is a birder's paradise with over 300 species of bird , making it ideal location for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers with its breathtaking natural beauty and diverse flora and fauna.
The park is criss-crossed by the river Jia- Bhoroli and its tributaries namely the Diji, Dinai, Doigurung, Nameri, Dikorai, Khari etc. A few jheels (during the rainy seasons) also dot the area. The inaccessibility and continuity with the neibouring forest areas have helped the wildlife of Nameri to flourish. There is a good prey base in the form of Sambar, Barking deer, Hog Deer, Wild Boar and Gaur.
Nameri is the best sighting spot of the endangered bird White- winged Duck which is also the state bird of Assam. Ibisbill and Merganser are the two species of migratory birds visit the park every winter. There are 374 (Three hundred seventy four) species of bird recorded from this park in 2005.
Park Open : Nov - April
Best Season : November - February
Avifauna : White winged wood duck, Great Pied Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibis Bill, Large Whistling Teal, Common Mergernser, King Vulture, Long Billed Ring Plover, Khallej Pheasant, Hill Myna, Pin tailed green Pigeon, Himalayan pied Kingfisher, Three Toed kingfisher, Fairly Blue Bird etc.
Fauna : Tigers, Clouded Leopard, Lesse Cats, Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Elephant, Indian Bison, Dhole, Sambar, Barking Deer, Dog Deer, Fox, Hispid Hare, Indian Hare, Capped Langur, Slow Loris, Assamese Macaque, Rhesus Macaque, Himalayan yellow Throated Martin, Malayan giant Squirrel, Flying Squirrel, Wild Pig etc
Shortest Route : Fly to Guwahati and drive to Nameri (215 km)
Nearby : Nameri National Park (20 km), Kaziranga (90 km)
State : Assam
Area : 200 sq. km
Altitude: 80 - 1,220 m
Vegetation : Semi Evergreen & moist deciduous
Major City: Guwahati (215 km)
Airport : Guwahati (215km)
Railway Station : Tezpur (40 km)
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