Bandhavgarh National Park (Madhya Pradesh)
About the Park
Originally the private forest and preserve of the Mahraja of Rewa, Bandhavgarh includes 22 hills and is spread over 450 sq kms. This area is deeply associated with Hindu mythology and the old fort of Bandhavgarh is said to have been built by the minkey kings of lore.
The game watching here is excellent and tiger is the prize.
Tiger, blue-bull antelope, chausingha deer, wild boar, indian bison, sambar and spotted deer, rhesus macaque, black faced langur, jungle cats, hyena, jackal, porcupine and ratel.
Steppe eagle, blue bearded bee eater, white bellied drongo, tickells blue flycatcher, white browed fantail, gold fronted and jerdo's leaf-birds, minivets, woodshrikes, blossom headed parakeet, grey and malabar hornbills and paradise flycatcher.