Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park, formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan, India is a famous avifuna sanctuary that sees (or is seen) thousands of rare and highly endangered birds such as Siberian cranes in the winter season. ). More than 230 species of birds species can be seen here.
The sanctuary was built 250 years ago and is named after a Keoladeo (Shiva) temple within its boundaries. Initially, it was a natural depression; And was flooded between 1726 and 1763 after the construction of the Ajan drop by Maharaja Suraj Mal, the then ruler of the princely state of Bharatpur. The dam was built at the confluence of two rivers, Gambhir and Banganga.
Birds of the same feather flock together; But at the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, birds migrate together, venture together and pose for beautiful photographs together. Named as Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur National Park is a UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Site located in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Its proximity to the capital makes it one of the popular weekend getaways from Delhi during the autumn and winter.