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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the flood plains of the Sapta-Koshi in Saptari and Sunsari Districts of Eastern Nepal. The area of this reserve is175 sq. km. Area of this National Park is 932 sq. km. This Wildlife Reserve is Established at1976.
The vegetation is mainly tall khar-pater grassland with a few patched of khair-sissoo scrub forest and deciduous mixed riverain forest. The reserve offers an important habitat for a variety of wildlife. The last surviving populations (about 100 individuals) of wild Buffalo or Arna are found here. Other mammals are the hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, and blue bull. A total of 280 different species of birds have been recorded in the reserve. These include 2 species of ducks, 2 species of ibises, many storks, egrets, herons and the endangered swamp partridges and Bengal floricans. The Koshi barrage is extremely important as a resting place for migratory birds. Many species recorded here are not seen elsewhere in Nepal. The endangered gharial crocodile and Gangetic dolphin have been recorded in the Koshi River.
Activities in Koshi Tappu National Park
Sunrise and sunset tours.