The Kawal Tiger Reserve is going to host its first ever ‘Bird Walk’.
Kawal Tiger Reserve:
The Kawal Tiger Reserve is located in the Telangana State along the banks of river Godavari, forming part of the Deccan peninsula-central highlands.
The reserve is nestled in the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges, and has diverse habitat comprising of dense forests, grasslands, open areas, rivers, streams and water bodies.
Geographically the reserve is situated in the southern-most tip of the Central Indian Tiger Landscape, having linkages with the Tadoba-Andhari (Maharashtra) and Indravati (Chhattisgarh) tiger reserves.
Flora: The forest vegetation of the core has been classified as Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest. Teak is found extensively along with Bamboo.
Kawal has a faunal diversity which is typical of the Deccan Plateau.
Zoo-geographically, the reserve comes under the Indo-Malayan region, and the major wild animals include: nilgai, chousinga, chinkara, black buck, sambar, spotted deer, wild dog, wolf, jackal, fox, tiger, leopard and the jungle cat.