Sundarbans Bangladesh Travel Guide (A Mangrove Forest)
In this post, I will share with you the detail of Sundarbans Bangladesh forest, Sunderbans Wildlife Sanctuary, Sundarbans National Park, Sunderbans Jungle, Sundarban Royal Bengal Tiger and so more about Sundarbans. So, keep reading and watching with your mind eye.
The world’s largest single block mangrove forest Sundarbans is sited by the Bay of Bengal in the south-west of Bangladesh. About 60% of this around 10,000 sq. km. forest in situated in Bangladesh. Sundarbans has been declared as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1997 for its biodiversity, beauty, and unique characteristics. A large number of animals can be seen in Sundarbans. For this reason, the Government of Bangladesh has declared some Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Sundarbans to conserve the biodiversity.
|Tiger At Sundarban(Source: sunderbannationalpark)|
Sundarbans Bangladesh National Park Image
These are some capture of Sundarbans National Park. Sundaerbans National Park Is Located At South Eastern Tip, District of Paragons In the State Of West Bengal.
You can go there for traveling and enjoy the beauty of nature. You can be got the beautiful Sundaerban Hotels & Resorts for passing your traveling time at Sunderban National Park. Even They arrange for tourist Sunderban Tour Packages. Some facilities are included in Sundarban Your Packages are The best time to travel, How to reach Safari timing, Watching wild animals in Sunderban, Birding in Sunderban, Important places in Sunderban, Travel information.
Sunderbans(East) Wildlife Sanctuary
The Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary is remarkable among those. Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the east of Sundarbans. Its area is about 31,227 hectares. This Sanctuary is quite rich with biodiversity. The River Baleshwar is running by the east of this Sanctuary. The supply of freshwater in this Sanctuary comes from the River.
Numerous canals, islands, creeks and small rivers are spread throughout this are like a web. Those rivers have met the sea. Here tidal cycle occurs 4 times in day and night. This Sanctuary sited by the coastal area of the Bay of Bengal is making of low plain islands.
The canals Supati and katka are flowing on both sides of this Sanctuary. The land here is more fertile compared to others Sanctuaries. So a great diversity of plants is seen here. Though Sundari is the domination tree, there is an abundance of trees and plants like Gewa, Keora, Kankra, Bain, Dhundul, Nipa palm etc.
Based on the salinity abundance of the certain plant is seen is the certain area. Though there are plenty of Sundari trees in the northeastern part, the presence of Garan and Gewa tree is high in the eastern part due to a high level of salinity. The series of the Nipa palm is seen throughout the Sanctuary. These usually grow beside the canals. The pattern of this plant beautifies the Sanctuary Nipa palm is one of the prime economical plants here. Local people collect this plant for their livelihood.
Besides this various species of herbs, shrubs and climbers are found the Sanctuary. Numerous wildlife are surviving depending on these plants. These animals are ornaments of this forest. They are playing a vital role in maintaining the balance of the forest.
About 40 species of mammals are found in the Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary. Monkey, Spotted Deer, Fishing Cat, Sundarban Royal Bengal Tiger, Otter, Wild Boar etc. are found here and various reptiles like King Cobra, Bengal Monitor, Marsh Crocodile, sea snakes etc. are also found here.
The Sanctuary is a safe roaming ground for the amphibians. Amazingly beautiful Green frog is found here. The Sanctuary is also rich which aquatic animals.
The endangered Ganges River Dolphin is found in the rivers and large canals. Apart from this, the aquatic ecosystem is rich with various invertebrates and fishes.
The Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary is a heavenly place for the birds. This forest is the habitat of about 270 species of birds. Among these birds, various species of King Fishers, Owls, Eagles, Nuthatches are notable. The worldwide endangered Masked Finfoot is also found in the forest.
They exist only in a few places in the whole world. They like to live in the wetland full of plants. But they can be seen foraging for feeding in the canals. Numerous migratory birds come here in winter. Sundarbans gets a new look with their presence.
These fauna and flora are interconnected with each other. Due to climate change and human activities, the wildlife of this Sanctuary is now threatened and so is the ecosystem of this Sanctuary. The wildlife is being killed by greedy poachers very often, which is a big threat for the Sundarbans.
Courtesy: Nature & Life