Scores of travellers visit the Desert National Park in Jaisalmer with the goal that they can catch a glimpse of the beautiful sand hills and fascinating creature species amidst desert scenes. It is arranged in Rajasthan and shows the momentous biological biodiversity of the famous Thar Desert.
Perhaps the best fascination of the park is a bird called the great Indian bustard, an endangered species discovered just in India. Desert National Park is one of the last locales in which this species can be found in great numbers. Owing to the habitat of Great Indian Bustard a huge number of birdwatchers from everywhere visit the Desert National Park throughout the year. Notwithstanding the Great Indian Bustard, the park supports a variety of other birds of interest to birdwatchers and conservationists alike.
The flora and fauna of Desert National Park, Jaisalmer can be summarised as follows:
Ronj, Khair, Rohira, Dhok, Khejri, Palm trees, Ber, Aak shrub, Sewan grass etc.
Birds – Great Indian Bustard, Falcons, Eagles, Vultures, Bee-Eaters, Shrikes, Larks, Demoiselle Crane, Macqueen’s Bustard, Sandgrouse, Long-Legged, Honey Buzzards, chats, babblers, kites etc.
Mammals – Camel, Desert Fox, Bengal Fox, Chinkara, Wolf, Desert Cat, Blackbuck, Hedgehog, Nilgai etc.
Reptiles – Russell’s viper, Saw Scaled Viper, Monitor Lizard, Spiny tailed lizard, Saw scaled viper, Common Krait, Spiny Tailed Lizard, Gecko, Persian Gecko etc.