List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka – updated. How many Sanctuary in Karnataka. Total number of Sanctuary in Karnataka is 30. “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.
A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is given below………….
Sanctuary is an area which is of adequate ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, natural or zoological significance. The Sanctuary is declared for the purpose of protecting, propagating or developing wildlife or its environment. Certain rights of people living inside the Sanctuary could be permitted. Further, during the settlement of claims, before finally notifying the Sanctuary, the Collector may, in consultation with the Chief Wildlife Warden, allow the continuation of any right of any person in or over any land within the limits of the Sanctuary.
A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities like harvesting of timber, collecting minor forest products and private ownership rights are allowed as long as they do not interfere with well-being of animals. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted.
“Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.
List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka. Name of Sanctuary, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…
Name of Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS)
|State||Established Year||Area (In km²)|
|6||Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (B.R.T.) WLS||Karnataka||1987||539.52|
|11||Daroji Bear WLS||Karnataka||1992||82.72|
|12||Ghataprabha Bird WLS||Karnataka||1974||29.79|
|14||Gudekote Sloth Bear WLS||Karnataka||2013||38.48|
|15||Malai Mahadeshwara WLS||Karnataka||2013||906.19|
|16||Melkote Temple WLS||Karnataka||1974||49.82|
|20||Ranebennur Black Buck WLS||Karnataka||1974||119|
|21||Ranganathittu Bird WLS||Karnataka||1940||0.67|
|22||Ramadevara Betta Vulture WLS||Karnataka||2012||3.46|
|23||Rangayyanadurga Four-horned antelope||Karnataka||2011||77.24|
|24||Sharavathi Valley WLS||Karnataka||1974||431.23|
|30||Yadahalli Chinkara WLS||Karnataka||2015||96.36|
Source – Wildlife Institute of India