Published on: November 17, 2022

Okhla Bird Sanctuary

Okhla Bird Sanctuary

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Okhla Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for birdwatcher which host the rare and endangered birds.


  • It is situated in Noida, Gautam Buddh Nagar district, on Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border
  • River: Yamuna
  • Sanctuary by the Government of Uttar Pradesh under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
  • It hosts two critically endangered (CR) species (white-rumped vulture and Indian vulture)
  • It is now one of the Important Bird Areas in India.