Wildlife in goa | wildlife sanctuaries in goa

Wildlife in Goa - India

Wildlife in Goa:- Having the widest best of western ghats and meatier coastal line, Goa is gifted with immense natural beauty. From its beautiful beaches to extensive forest cover, The land is known to have protected rich flora and fauna through building some famous wildlife sanctuaries in the state. 

Bondla wildlife Sanctuary, Bhagwan Mahaveer sanctuary, Mollen national park, Cotigo wildlife sanctuary, Mhadei wildlife sanctuary, Netraveli Wildlife sanctuary are some of the famous wildlife sanctuary in Goa. These wildlife sanctuaries provide home to around 3000 different species of flowering plants. Along with grasses, ferns and brackens.

Other than that, there are almost 50 species of mammals found in Goa including gaur or Indian bison, sloth bear, Indian porcupine, pangolin, spotted axis deer, sambar, barking deer, mouse deer, wild boar, striped hyena etc. One can also spot Flying foxes present in large numbers in Goa wildlife sanctuaries. Apart from that, Goa provide shelter to wide variety of animals including mammals, reptiles and even insects.

Apart from that, Goa has rich birdlife. One can beautiful colorful variety of burds in Goa wildlife sanctuaries. Some of them are named as stork-billed kingfisher, the breasted kingfisher, Hoopes, purple sunbirds, the common kingfisher, the grass-green, blue and yellow bee-eaters, the golden oriole, and the Indian roller etc. One can spot wide variety of birds and animals in Goa through visiting the famous wildlife sanctuaries in the state. 

Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary

Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary

Connected to Mhadei Wildlife sanctuary, Netravali Wildlife Sanctuar...

Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary

Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated in Sattari taluka in North goa, Mhadei Wildlife sanctuary...

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

Cotigao wildlife sanctuary is one of the most famous and t...

Mollem National Park

Mollem National Park

Spread in the area of 240 sq. Kms, Mollem National Park is located...

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary

Nestled in the beautiful coastline and the amazing mountains of wes...

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated 52kms from Panaji in the foothills of the western ghats in...

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