Bandipur National Park, set up in 1974 as a tiger hold under Project Tiger, is a national park situated in the Indian province of Karnataka, which is the state with the second most noteworthy tiger populace in India. Alongside neighboring Nagarhole National Park, it is one of the Premier Tiger Reserves in the country.
Bandipur is situated in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagar locale. It is around 80 kilometers from the city of Mysore in transit to a significant vacationer location of Ooty. Bandipur national park is viewed as one of the wonderful and all around oversaw national parks of India.
Thus, the park has an assortment of biomes including dry deciduous timberlands, wet deciduous woods and shrublands. The wide scope of environments help support an assorted scope of organic entities. The park is flanked by the Kabini waterway in the north and the Moyar stream in the south. The Nugu waterway goes through the park. The most elevated point in the park is on a slope called Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, where there is a Hindu sanctuary at the culmination.
Bandipur National Park secures a few types of India’s jeopardized natural life and furthermore gives asylum to other undermined and weak types of verdure.
Bandipur upholds a decent populace of jeopardized and weak species like Indian elephants, gaurs, tigers, sloth bears, muggers, Indian stone pythons, four-horned impalas, jackals and dholes.
The normally seen warm blooded creatures along the free streets in the park incorporate chital, dim langurs, Indian monster squirrels and elephants.
Peafowl are among the most regularly seen birds in Bandipur alongside dark junglefowl, crows and drongos. Bandipur is home to more than 200 types of birds including nectar scavangers, red-headed vultures, Indian vultures, flowerpeckers, hoopoes, Indian rollers, earthy colored fish owls, peaked snake falcons, alterable falcon hawks, honey bee eaters and numerous kingfishers and ospreyss are a typical sight in winter.