GAUTAM BUDDHA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Year of Notification :1976

Area:121.14 sq. km.

Important mammals : Leopard, Indian Elephant, Common Langur, Wild Dog, Giant Squirrel, Barking Deer, Hyaena, Nilgai, Sambhar, Wild Pig, Jackal, Fox, Pangolin, Porcupine.

Important Birds : Vulture, Eagle, Peafowl, Red Jungle Fowl, Pheasant, Indian Roller, Golden Oriole, Red Vented Bulbul, Indian Tree Pie, Brahminy Myna.

Important Reptiles : Chameleon, Python.

How to reach : Nearest railway station Koderma 30 kms & nearest airport Ranchi 170 kms.

When to visit: October to March