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Sultanpur National Park

2021 JAN 14

Preliminary   > Environment and Ecology   >   Protected Area Networks   >   Miscellaneous

Why in news?

  • Authorities at Sultanpur are taking extreme precautions to prevent the spread of Bird Flu.

About Sultanpur National Park:

  • Sultanpur National Park (formerly Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary) is located at Sultanpur village on Gurugram-Jhajjar highway, 15 km from Gurugram, Haryana and 50 km from Delhi in India.
  • This covers approximately 142.52 hectares and is home to approximately 250 resident or migratory species of Birds.
  • Every year more than 100 migratory bird species arrive at Sultanpur in search of feeding grounds and to pass the winter. These include Siberian cranes, greater flamingo, ruff, black winged stilt.


PRELIMS QUESTION
Sultanpur national park is located in the state of:
(a)Haryana
(b)Rajasthan
(c)Uttar Pradesh
(d)Madhya Pradesh

Answer to Prelims Question