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Harike National Park

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About Harike National Park

Harike-pattan, usually celebrated as Harike wetland is the greatest wetland in the northern India. It is situated in Tarn Taran Sahib District, Punjab.

In the year 1953, the head meets expectations over the Sutlej River was built which prompted the arrangement of the Harike wetland and the Harike Lake (arranged in the profundity of the wetland).

The wetland has been recognized by the Ramasar Convention for its rich biodiversity.

It is likewise viewed as one of the destinations of the Ramasar Convention in India for protection, advancement, and preservation of the environment.

The well off biodiversity of the wetland assumes an imperative part managing the valuable hydrological equalization in the seepage with its gigantic grouping of regular fauna of freshwater oceanic fowls including various all around undermined species (proclaimed to be soon after the Keoladeo National Park).

The wetland serves as a paradise for the feathered creatures and it is additionally the biggest Indian Bird Sanctuary. The private and transient fowls both get appealed by its exceptionally inviting territories.

Amid the transitory season, there are about 20,000 ducks in the wetland furthermore the lake is seen with around 200 species in the winters. The best time to visit this national park is from November to March.

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