PANNA NATIONAL PARK
BROWN FISHOWL CLOSE TO KEN RIVER
Date: 3 Mar 2011
We saw this
beautiful Brown Fish Owl waiting for its prey close to the banks of Ken River in PannaNational Park. Thanks to our awesome Naturalist Deepu for pointing out this beautiful bird.
HERBIVORE GIANTS BATTLE -
Date: 3 Mar 2011
A hot coffee in a winter morning is always welcome. On our way back for breakfast we saw 2 male Nilgai (or blue bull) sizing upeach other
and displaying dominance. Tails upright and heads up showing their white patch under their neck, circling...
BALOO ? SLOTH BEAR
Date: 3 Mar2011
took us completely by surprise, at roughly 8:30 am we were talking about how nocturnal animals are so difficult to see after daybreak,but not impossible to see when all of a
sudden we saw a big ball of black fur running in the...
Discover the beautifuljungle of Panna National Park and learn about the rich biodiversity of Central India from our expert trained
naturalist. Travel in comfort in a specially designed Tata open 4x4 safari vehicle. Enjoy twice-daily safaris in the Park and tick off Panna'sten Star Birds (a unique Taj Safaris
Panna FaunaPanna is hometo the majestic Bengal tiger, as well as the leopard, wild dog, wolf, hyena, caracal and other, smaller cats. The Park's rock
escarpments and undisturbedvales are the favoured home of the sloth bear, while the wooded areas are dotted with sambar, the largest of the Indian deer, chital and chowsingha.
Nilgaiand chinkara are frequently spotted in most open areas in the grasslands, particularly on the periphery of the Park.
Panna FloraPanna'shot and dry
climate has combined with the shallow Vindhyan soils to create dry teak and mixed forests. The dry, deciduous forest that covers the majority ofthe Park is interspersed with open
grasslands. The Park is located on a vast plateau, dominated by a tropical forests, deep ravines, cascading waterfalls andthick teak forests. The Ken River flows through the
reserve from north to south, with dense riverine thickets lining its banks.