PENCH NATIONAL PARK
ONE MORE TO THE LIST
Date: 3 Mar 2011
I just went to the neighbouring village and spotted this rare winter visitor to India. It was a juvenile Amur
Falcon. It's a new record to Pench National Park.
Leopard on a tree
Date: 3 Mar 2011
My guests had seen a tigress and a Wolf in the previous Drive so they wanted to see a
leopard. After a hour of driving in the park I parked my vehicle to see some birds and suddenly heard an Alarm call of spotted deer which was not too far,
The Lone Wolf
Date: 3 Mar
After driving for over 2 hours with out any sighting,I was still hoping for a miracle to happen and all of a sudden I saw a head appearing on the track
and within a second a wolf was standing in front of my vehicle.I just could not believe my...
tDiscover the beauty of Pench National Park and learn about the rich biodiversity of
Central India from a &Beyond trained naturalist. Travel in comfort in a specially designed Tata
open4x4 safari vehicle. Enjoy twice-daily safaris in the Reserve, and tick off Pench's ten Star Birds (a unique Taj & &Beyond programme). Absorb the sights and sounds on a walk through a traditional MP village, or enjoy
a foot safari in the nullah. Visit Pachdhaar village and admire beautiful local pottery. Visit a nearby fruit bat nesting site.
Pench National Park
The forested area is a blend of southern tropical dry deciduous forest and tropical moist deciduous forest, along with other beautiful species
of shrubs, trees and climbers. Pench National Park's diverse flora includes: Teak, Mahua, Tendu, Bija, Amaltas, and Palas. Bamboo occurs mostly in the valleys
and along the water courses.
Pench National Park Fauna
Pench National Park is rich in fauna, and is home to a number of endangered species.
The tiger is the dominant predator here, and there are an estimated 25 of them in these prey-rich forests. The other predators include leopard, dhol (Indian
Wild Dog), wolf, hyena, jackal and jungle cat. The prey species comprise of chital, sambhar, muntjac, gaur, wild boar, langur and rhesus macaques. There is a
rich birdlife with over 300 recorded bird species, including parakets, hornbills, kingfisher, barbets, minivets, orioles, wagtails, and a host of raptors; the
crested serpent eagle, crested hawk eagle and white-eyed buzzard.