Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary in Karnataka | Home for the National Bird of India

Indian peacock: The National Bird of India

Bankapura Sanctuary,  dedicated to peacock conservation
The peacock sanctuary in Bankapur (Karnataka) is one of the sanctuaries that are engaged in the peacock conservation. In 2006, the government of India declares it as a sanctuary. The national bird of India is happily dancing without any fear and without caring the outside world. In this post I am sharing some information about Bankapur peacock sanctuary, which will help in your travel trip!

Zoologically Name- Pavo Cristatus

This sanctuary is dedicated to the breeding of the peacocks; this sanctuary is stretched over 139-acre area.  With more than 1, 000 peacocks this sanctuary is the finest example of bird conservation. Students from the department of veterinary science came here for research. High mound and deep trenches make this sanctuary a natural habitat for the national bird.

Did you know that Peacock loves to dance in a rainy season?

Peacock sanctuary in Bankapura is the best place to see the dancing of this bird and mesmerizing experience for any bird lover.

Other birds and wildlife of Bankapura peacock sanctuary: – 

This sanctuary is dedicated to peacock but the habitat of Bankapura attracts other local and migratory birds. Woodpecker, Babbler. Green-Bee eater, Magpie, Nightjar, Paradise flycatcher, Kingfisher, Grey hornbill are one of  them.

This bird sanctuary always mesmerizes with its elegance and beautiful tail. According to the researchers, the peacock is the least endangered species in India. As far as to conserve this national bird government is taking a necessary steps but the condition needs some quick and revolutionary steps. To conserve and increase the number of this bird government of India banned the trading of peacocks. 

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