Hi... I am Robin Sunny, from a forest village called Inchathotty near by Neriamangalam, The Gateway of High Range. My village is surrounded by forest from three sides and the other side covered by Periyar River, The Beautiful River of Kerala...

WildLife Population @ Kerala,India


.Nestled in the lush forests of the Western ghats in Kerala are 12 Wildlife sanctuaries and two National Parks.
The following are the Wildlife Sanctuaries / National Parks in Kerela :
1. Peppara Wildlife sanctuary
2. Neyyar Wildlife sanctuary
3. Shenduruni Wildlife sanctuary
5. Idduki Wildlife sanctuary
6. Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary
7. Parambikulam Wildlife sanctuary
8. Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
9. Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary
10. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
12. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
13. Silent Valley National Park
14. Eravikulam National Park

Main animals in the sanctuaries of Kerela are :
 
Elephants, gaur, sambar, deer, wild dogs, jungle cats, tigers, wild boars, sloth bears, leopards, lion tailed macaques, Nilgiri Tahrs, langur, malabar giant squirrel, flying squirrel, tiger,panthers, spotted deer, grizzled giant squirrels, Hanuman langurs, peacocks, star tortoises, wild dogs, civet cats, The Atlas moth, bonnet, macaques, Loris, mongoose, foxen, bears, barking deer, pangolins, bison, bears etc..
 
The Reptiles found in the sanctuaries of Kerala are :
 
Cobra, Viper, krait, a number of non poisonous snakes, bicoloured frogs, crocodiles, varanur pond terrapins, cane turtles, star tortoises, geckoes, skunks, chameleons, spectacled cobras, pythons, green keel backs, rat snakes, vine snakes, monitor lizards etc...
Main birds seen in the sanctuaries of Kerela are :

Water fowl, Cuckoo, Owl, Egret, Heron, Water duck, Migratory Siberian Duck, Jungle fowls, Mynas, Laughing thrushes, Black bulbuls, Peafowls, Woodpeckers, Kingfishers, The hornbill, Stork, Raptor, Darter, Cormorant, Grackle, Cluster, Indian rollers, Common snipes, Crow pheasants, Jungle nightjars, Kites, Grey drongos, Malabar trogons, Llarge pied wagtails, Baya sparrows, Grey jungle fowls, Indian hill mynas, Robins, Jungle babblers, Sunbirds, Peacocks, Crimson-throated barbets, Bee-eaters, Shrikes, Fairy bluebirds, Grey-headed fishing eagles, Black winged kites, Night herons, Grey hornbills, Malabar hornbills  and more than 253 additional species including migrant birds..
Main flora in the sanctuaries of Kerela  are Teak, maruthu, karimaruthi, rosewood, venteak, vengal, chadachi, mazhukanjiram, bamboo, neem, nanjanathi, sandal, dendrocalamus, marythu, vaka, , mulluvenka. elavu,manjakadambu pala, vembu, aval etc... and over 1800 flowering plants including 171 grass species, 143 species of orchids etc...









Name of Animal

1993



1993-97


1997


 


2002







2006

Aana (Elephant)
4286


5737 6965


Nilgiri Tahr (Ibex)
1075 1317





704

Katti, Gaur (Wild Ox)
4840


4151 14787


Mlavu (Sambhar deer)
10665 1917 13661 30414




Pulliman (Spotted deer) 
625 1466 14882 38391


Kezhaman (Barking deer) 
1025 1198








Kooraman (Mouse deer)
550 597








Kattupanni (Wild boar)
40963 7278 40425 60940


Mullanpanni (Porcupine) 695 624








Karadi (Bear)
420 121










Malayannan (Malabar Giant Squirrel)
1384 1217 63474 88919


Champal Malayannan
 (Grizzled Giant Squirrel)
75 150








Simhavalan Kurangu
 (Lion tailed Macaque)
870 599


1320


Hanuman Kurangu
(Hanuman Macaque)



3287








Karimkurangu (Nilgiri Langur)
2987 2395 24809 51517


Vellakurangu (Bonnet Macaque)
4860 6869










Kaduva (Tiger)
76


73 71


Puli (Leopard)
16 26








Chennaya (Wild dog)
358 709








Veruku (Small Indian Civet)



33








Malamuzhakki Vezhampal
(Great Indian Hornbill)



342








Kattukozhi
(Grey Jungle Fowl)



5719










Mayil
 (Peacock)



800










Perumpampu (Rock Python)



44











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