is a vast spread encompassing small grasslands, open rocky and scrub forest,dense tropical mixed deciduous forests with high concentration of Saaj
. The terrain is rising hills, low valleys interspersed with rivulets and lakes. the life line of the park are two rivers Bamner and Vyarama River the latter forms the boundary of the park. It is well protected and rich in wildlife. Habitat is ideal for big cats. The pristine forests once boasted of a large population of tigers in India. Though the presence of tigers is often talked about - they are rarely seen now.
A wildlife safari offers possible sighting of Sloth bear, leopard and Indian wolf. Nuaradehi is one place where the chinkara or Indian gazelle, four horned and barking deer can be easily seen. Langurs and rhesus macaque are common sight. The common otters inhabit the rivers and water bodies at Noradehi. The Bamner River that flows through the sanctuary is home to crocodiles at places. The crocodile point in the river is a good place to see the reptiles. The Cheola lake is frequented by Blue Bull, Sambar, Chinakara, Spotted deer and other animals. The water body is ideal place for birding. The forest around the lake is ideal for wildlife safaris.
Among birdlife spotted creeper, parakeets, peacocks, minivets, orioles, eagles, storks, owlets and owls, kingfishers, partridges, quails and doves. Lot more work has to be done to checklist the birds of Noradehi.
Checklist of birds of Nauradehi:
Reptiles that can be seen here on a park safari are terrestrial and fresh water turtle, monitor lizard and crocodile. The sanctuary is home to many species of snakes.
The best approach to the sanctuary is near Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. For birding and wildlife safari at the sanctuary package tour is arranged by us. For details please contact us.