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Tal Chhapar Sanctuary

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Address: Nokha- Sujangarh state Highway | Sujangarh Tehsil of Churu District, 331502, India

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Best place for Birds and Blackbucks

Tal Chhapar is a beautiful grassland sanctuary, under the able administration of the IFS officer Mr. Surat Singh Poonia (2017). The place is a must for bird watches to see the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Bengaluru, India

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Tal Chhapar is a beautiful grassland sanctuary, under the able administration of the IFS officer Mr. Surat Singh Poonia (2017). The place is a must for bird watches to see the specialties of grasslands such as chats, bee-eaters, Cranes, raptors (specially Harriers), Vultures and ducks in small ponds inside the grassland. The grassland is very well protected and safari paths... More 

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South Boston, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I started my 13 day adventure of birding in India at Tal Chhapar and it was a great place to jump start my trip. We saw many new birds and mammals as well. Spent the first evening here and most of the next day before heading out to my next birding spot.

1 Thank Jeff-ABIRDER
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

As one boards the train to Tal Chappar from a quiet railway station in Delhi Cantt , one is quite oblivious to the small journeys you encounter on your way . A 6-7 hour journey lands you in one of the smallest railway stations which you can ever see.A short drive takes you to the government guest house which is... More 

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Noida, India
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Dear Friends Tal Chhapar, a grassland forest, is a wonderful place for nature lovers and photographers where you can find mainly Black Bucks and lots of resident & migratory birds and late winters like Jan-Feb is the best time to see them. Also for some serious photographers even the deep summers in May-June which is mating time for Black Bucks... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Talchappar wild life situated in Churu District of Rajasthan. The distance from Bikaneer is 140 km , from Jaipur it is 205 km. Nearest railhead talchappar and ratangarh . You will See Blackbuck , Montegu Harrier , Marsh Harrier , Pallied Harrier , eastern Imperial Eagle etc. Every Bird watcher Must go to this place . there is forest rest... More 

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Sohar, Oman
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Most beautiful places to visit Tal Chappar Sanctuary comes alive with the chirping of various migratory birds including Montagur's, marsh harrier, pale harrier, imperial eagle, tawny eagle, short toed eagle, sparrow hawk, skylark, crested lark, ring drove, brown dove, blue jay, green bee eaters, black ibis and demoiselle cranes.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

Place the stunningly beautiful, amazing -especially for photography lovers. Actually this is a place only for real bird lovers & avid photographers. Place is like a small village with hardly any good facility. Except the guest house from Rajasthan Forest Dept. Guesthouse looks nice, decently maintained,clean, peaceful and courteous staff. Little expensive though. No TV in rooms, no telephone with... More 

2 Thank AjayDh
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

i visited this place few times i find it amazing to drive in the grass lands, lovely location to observe black bucks at close proximity and sight few lovely birds, in 2014 Oct i was amazed to see the migration of Demoiselle cranes migrating from from Mongolia over the great Himalayas to Keechan village. Wave after wave and thousand of... More 

Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

A tiny sanctuary but in terms of sightings of rare birds probably the best place in this part of India. Great place to see raptors during migration and a host of passerines and waders in winter

4 Thank WayfarerIndia
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

i had never heard of this sanctuary, but we were in the neighborhood for a wedding and decided to stop by. it was almost 530 pm, but they were open, and they stay open as long as there is daylight. you could see a lot of deer even on the way, just by the road. now, i know deer is... More 

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