Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
The unmistakable Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary untamed life haven is situated in the timberland place that is known for the Idukki area, Kerala. The haven covers a region of 77 sq km in Udumpanchola and Thodupuzha taluks. The site is situated at a height of 450-748 m above ocean level and it involves the backwoods land between the Periyar and Cheruthoni streams. Rich assortments of fauna in this asylum incorporate elephants, deer, sambar, wild pooches, hogs, and wilderness felines. Myna, peafowl, laughing thrush, wilderness fowl, woodpecker, dark bulbul, and kingfisher are the seen winged creatures in the region.
One can see elephants, buffalo, sambar deer, wild canines, wilderness felines, tiger and wild pig alongside different types of snake including cobras, snakes, kraits and numerous non-harmful snakes.
Tropical evergreen woodlands, knolls, tropical semi-evergreen timberland’s and leaf shedding forests are the backwoods types remembered for the asylum. These forests provide bizarre plants of flavors having therapeutic qualities. A portion of the generally observed trees in the district incorporates Kuntherekkapine, white pine, Pali, Vayana, Cheeni, Bhadraksham, rosewood, and knolls of moving grass.
Geography: Altitude extending from 450to 1272 m. Most noteworthy pinnacle is Vanjur Medu (1272m)
Precipitation: Average precipitation is 3800 mm.
Waste: The significant waterways moving through the territory at Periyar and Cheruthoniar. The haven comprises 33 sq, km of waterbody of the Idukki store.
Woodland Types: Forest sorts incorporate West Coast Tropical Evergreen backwoods, Semi-Evergreen timberland’s, Moist Deciduous Forests, Slope reefs, and Grass Lands.
Biodiversity: Major tree species are Depteocarpus indicus, Palanquium ellipticum, Calophyllum polyanthum, Vernonia arborea, Mesua Ferrea, Hopea parviflora, persea macrantha, Artocarpus hirsute, Lagerstroemia microcarpa, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Tectona grandis, Dalbergia latifolia, Terminalia paniculata., T. bellerica, Grewiatiliacfolia, Ptcrocarpus Marsupium and so on.
inviting nature lovers and holidays the same Idukki wildlife sanctuary exhibit the captivating wild of the high range timberlands to the guests. idukki wildlife sanctuary contains an excellent scene that spreads out on the banks of the relentless Idukki repository tossing visual enjoyments to the perceiving voyager. the charming wild of Idukki wildlife sanctuary is grand just as enthralling. the haven told in 1976 is a piece of nagarampara reserve forests. the region was beforehand part of Kottayam forest division and structures the catchment zone of Periyar river and takes into account ldukki hydel project. the all out-degree of the asylum is 105.364sq.km which incorporates 33sq.km water body of the Idukki reservoir. the haven is a divided piece of the high range backwoods isolated from the principle tract of vegetation stretching out between Munnar hills which incorporates Eravikulam national park shola national parks kurinjimala sanctuary and chinnar wildlife sanctuary and periyar tiger reserve. the whole asylum shapes the catchment region of the idukki hydro electric project. the woods encompassing the supply frames favorable natural surroundings for untamed life and is wealthy in biodiversity.