Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the smallest of Terai’s National Park. However, it is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The grassland habitat is home to almost 500 species of birds and is also the habitat for endangered water buffalo species called the arna. This place was founded in 1976 and it is located on Sapt Kosi river, one of the tributaries of River Ganga.
The wildlife reserve is certainly a serene arena, where you can enjoy rare species of birds, from Swamp francolin to Sarus Crane and Bengal Florican. During the winters, migratory species from Siberia and Tibet welcome you.
This place is prominent for gangetic dolphins also, alongside bog muggers, golden jackals, blue bulls, deer, civet felines and porcupines. Visit the extension at Koshi Barrage to spot gangetic dolphins. You will be amazed with the quantity of creatures and the common magnificence that can be seen at this place.