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Where is Okhla Bird Sanctuary located?

A. Himachal Pradesh

B. NCR Region

C. Haryana

D. Punjab

1. C
2. B
3. A
4. D

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The correct answer is NCR Region.

  • Okhla Bird Sanctuary is located in the NCR region.
  • Okhla Bird Sanctuary is officially known as Shaheed Chander Shekhar Azad Sanctuary.
  • It is one among 15 bird sanctuaries in the state.
  • It was notified as a bird sanctuary in the year 1990.
  • It is located on the banks of the river Yamuna.
  • At present, it is one of the 466 IBAs (Important Bird Areas) in India.
  • Okhla Bird Sanctuary is the home for around 300 different species of birds.


Important Bird sanctuaries of India:
State Bird Sanctuaries
Uttar Pradesh
  • Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary.
  • Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary.
  • Patna Bird Sanctuary.
  • Saman Sanctuary.
  • Sandi Bird Sanctuary.
  • Samaspur Sanctuary.
Himachal Pradesh
  • Gamgul.
  • Maharana Pratap Sagar Bird Sanctuary.
  • Kalatop Khajjiar Bird Sanctuary.
  • Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Harike Pattan Bird Sanctuary.
  • Gurdaspur Bird Sanctuary.

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