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Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary - Castle for Purple Gallinule in Eastern Uttar Pradesh


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1 Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, Allahabad 211 002, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Botanical Survey of India, Northern Regional Centre, Dehradun 248195, Uttarakhand, India
     

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The Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest natural flood plain wetland in Uttar Pradesh, situated in Tarabganj tehsil on way to Gonda district between 27°10'' to 27° 24'' N latitude and 82° 15'' to 82° 20'' E longitude. It was named after two important lakes Parvati and Aranga located in the Wildlife sanctuary. These are rainfed horse shoe shaped lakes in a deep natural depression in the Gangetic plains of the terai region 2 established in 1990 with an area of about 11 km2.
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Vineet Singh
Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, Allahabad 211 002, Uttar Pradesh
India

S. K. Srivastava
Botanical Survey of India, Northern Regional Centre, Dehradun 248195, Uttarakhand
India


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  • Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary - Castle for Purple Gallinule in Eastern Uttar Pradesh

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Vineet Singh
Botanical Survey of India, Central Regional Centre, Allahabad 211 002, Uttar Pradesh, India
S. K. Srivastava
Botanical Survey of India, Northern Regional Centre, Dehradun 248195, Uttarakhand, India

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The Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest natural flood plain wetland in Uttar Pradesh, situated in Tarabganj tehsil on way to Gonda district between 27°10'' to 27° 24'' N latitude and 82° 15'' to 82° 20'' E longitude. It was named after two important lakes Parvati and Aranga located in the Wildlife sanctuary. These are rainfed horse shoe shaped lakes in a deep natural depression in the Gangetic plains of the terai region 2 established in 1990 with an area of about 11 km2.

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