Recently, the Tal Chhapar blackbuck sanctuary in Churu district of Rajasthan has received a protective cover.

 

About the sanctuary

  • The Tal Chhapar Sanctuary is known as the home of blackbuck and a variety of birds in Rajasthan.
  • The sanctuary is flanked by the Great India Desert, Thar and boasts a unique ecosystem and is an important birdwatching destination in India.
  • Migratory birds in the sanctuary — Harriers, eastern imperial eagles, tawny eagle, short-toed eagle, sparrow, and little green bee-eaters, black ibis and demoiselle cranes, whereas skylarks, crested larks, ring doves, and brown doves are seen round the year.
  • Fauna — Desert fox and desert cat can be spotted in the sanctuary.