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Samaspur Sanctuary

 

Samaspur Sanctuary

Samaspur Sanctuary is situated near Salon in Rae Bareli District. Samaspur Bird Sanctuary lies at about 122 km from Lucknow on Lucknow-Varanasi highway. It was established in 1987 on about 780 hectare.

Samaspur Bird Sanctuary is situated in Rohaniya Development block of the district, about 122 k.m from Lucknow on Lucknow-Varanasi highway,. It was established in 1987 on a total area of about 799.371 hectare. Nearest railway station is Unchahar and the nearest airport is Fursatganj, Raebareli.The best period of visit is from November to March. More than 250 varieties of birds can be seen here.Some of the birds come here from a distance of 5000 k.m. which include Greleg Googe, Pin Tail, Common Teel, Vision, Showler, Surkhab etc. Local birds include Comb Duck, Whistling Teel, Spot Bill, Spoon Bill, King Fisher, Vulture etc. Twelve varieties of fish are there in the lake at Samaspur.

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Over 250 varieties of birds here include local birds such as comb duck, spot bill, spoon bill, kingfisher and vulture, and migratory birds such as greleg googe, pin tail, common teel, vision, showler and surkhab. The lake at Samaspur has more than twelve kinds of fish.

External links

  • http://www.india9.com/i9show/Samaspur-Bird-Sanctuary-23359.htm
  • http://cpcbenvis.nic.in/newsletter/birdsanctury/ch40703.htm

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