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Corbett situated in foothills of Himalayas and the range whick falls in this area is called Shivalik. The area covers three different districts Nainital, Pauri Garhwal and Almora. The geographical location of this area gives it a variety of habitats. Major part of the Park falls between hills and plains and this is locally known as Bhabar.

Corbett has a veriety of forest types and habitats which increases the diversity at all levels from plants to birds, animals, reptiles and insects etc.

Spotted Deer (Chital or Cheetal)

The chital or cheetal (Axis axis), also known as spotted deer or axis deer, is a species of deer that is native in the Indian subcontinent. The species was first described by German naturalist Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben in 1777. A moderate-sized deer, male chital reach nearly 90 centimetres (35 in) and females 70 centimetres (28 in) at the shoulder. While males weigh 30–75 kilograms (66–165 lb), the lighter females weigh 25–45 kilograms (55–99 lb). The species is sexually dimorphic: males are larger than females, and antlers are present only on males. The upper parts are golden to rufous, completely covered in white spots. The abdomen, rump, throat, insides of legs, ears and tail are all white. The antlers, three-pronged, are nearly 1 metre (3.3 ft) long.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Jackle

Jackals are medium-sized omnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, which also includes wolves, coyotes and the domestic dog. While the word "jackal" has historically been used for many small canids, in modern use it most commonly refers to three species: the closely related black-backed jackal and side-striped jackal of sub-Saharan Africa, and the golden jackal of south-central Eurasia, which is more closely related to other members of the genus Canis.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Royal Bengal Tiger

The Royal Bengal Tiger or the Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is known to be the largest and most powerful sub spices of the cat family. Bengal tigers are mostly found in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma and China. Despite their heavy body, Royal Bengal Tigers can climb trees for their prey even though they are not made for climbing. The National animal of India – the Royal Bengal Tiger are great swimmers and they have developed this skill because of their habitat
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Common Kingfisher

The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) belongs to the family of river kingfishers, Alcedinidae. Common Kingfisher has wide range, where several subspecies are living. Adult male has turquoise-green upperparts with brighter turquoise rump. Tail is blue. Wings are darker blue, finely spotted with turquoise on greater coverts. The underparts are rufous-orange, slightly darker on flanks. On the head, crown and malar stripe are blue, finely spotted with paler blue and black. Lores and ear-coverts are rufous-orange. We can see a black eye-stripe. Chin, throat and neck-sides are white.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Asian Paradise Flycatcher

Asian paradise flycatcher is a Schedule – IV bird, according to wildlife (Protection) act, 1972 and classified as Least Concern (LC) by the IUCN. Asian paradise flycatcher is a beautiful bird. Size of adult Asian paradise flycatcher is between 18 to 22 cm. The length of the tail (adult male) is between 20 to 24 cm, with two central tail feathers growing up to 30 cm long drooping streamers. They have a wingspan of 86 cm. to 92 cm. Males occur in two morphs, one with a rufous or glossy chestnut upper plumage and another with a white or dirty white plumage. The edges of the wings and tail feathers are sometimes black. Head of Asian paradise flycatcher is glossy black with a glossy black crown and crest. They have short legs and sit very upright whilst perched prominently. The bill is round and sturdy and bluish black in color. Eyes are black, and the eye rings are bluish black.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Asian Elephant

India is home to the largest number of Asiatic Elephants. The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed throughout the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India in the west. Asian Elephants differ in many ways from their African relatives – they are smaller in size with smaller ears, and the back of the Indian elephant is more rounded making the crown of the head the highest point of the body.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Sambar deer

Sambar deer is found in almost every corner of India, But it is mainly found in the central India. They can easily be spotted at Corbett. Sambar deed stands to a height of 135 -150 cm at the shoulder and can weigh up to 300 kg. Males have antlers measuring up to 1m. Its coat is dark brown in colour. It is characterized with large muzzle and broad ears. It has tick fur and orange spots on its body. Males are larger than the females. Its tail is 22- 35 cm long. Males have thick mane of hairs around the neck. Sambar Deer prefers marshy and wooded areas to live. Sambar deer feeds on leaves, vegetation, herbs, fruit, bamboo buds and mushrooms.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Sal Forest

Sal Forest a forest type dominated by a single plant species, commonly known as Sal tree (Shorea robusta). It belongs to the category 'Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest'. The distribution of Sal forests is controlled by the conditions of topography, geology, and soil Sal (Shorea robusta) is perhaps the second most important timber tree (after teak) in the Indian subcontinent. The timbers are of two main types, white and red meranti.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Bali Flower

Bali Flower (Plumeria flowers) are most fragrant at night in order to lure sphinx moths to pollinate them. The flowers yield no nectar, however, and simply trick their pollinators. The moths inadvertently pollinate them by transferring pollen from flower to flower in their fruitless search for nectar.[5]. Insects or human pollination can help create new varieties of plumeria. Plumeria trees from cross pollinated seeds may show characteristics of the mother tree or their flowers might just have a totally new look
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Kusum Flower

Kusum is a beautiful tree with a broad, shady crown, found widespread in Tropical Himalayas India, Ceylon, Burma, Thailand, Indo-China, Malaysia. This tree is mostly noticed because of its bright red leaves when they are new. In India this happens around March. The leaves are pinnate, with each leaf having 2-4 pairs of leaflets. Flowers are tiny, occuring in short dense yellow clusters. The flowers are hardly noticeable. The fruit is about the size of a small plum.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Mahua flower

Mohwa(Mahua) is one of the most important of Indian forest trees, not because it may possess valuable timber - and it is hardly ever cut for this purpose - but because of its delicious and nutritive flowers. ... Most of the leaves fall from February to April, and during that time the musky-scented flowers appear The two major species of genus Madhuca found in India are Madhuca Indica (syn. Bassia latifolia) and Madhuca longifolia (syn.Brassica longifolia). Mahua is the widely accepted as local name for the fat from both these species. M. Latijolia is a deciduous tree while M.Congijolia is ever green or semi ever green tree
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Bela flower (Arabian Jasmine)

Jasminum sambac is an evergreen vine or shrub reaching up to 0.5 to 3 m (1.6 to 9.8 ft) tall. The leaves are ovate, 4 to 12.5 cm (1.6 to 4.9 in) long and 2 to 7.5 cm (0.79 to 2.95 in) wide. Lush foliage on vine-like growth with intensely fragrant, little white flowers that open at night and close in the morning, fading to pink as they age. Widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental plant and for its strongly scented flowers. Use in containers near patios and entryways where the fragrance can be enjoyed. A frost-tender evergreen.
Location:  Dhikala, Bijrani
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and summer season.

Grasslands

Grasslands are an impoortant habitat type of Corbett and more than ten percent of total area of Corbett is covered by grasslands. These grasslands are called chaurs locally. Dhikala is largest grasslands in Corbett and there are some other like Lohachaur, Dhara, Jhirna, Kothirau chaurs which are also good for wildlife viewing.
Location:  Dhikala, Lohachaur, Dhara, Jhirna and Kothirausss
Sight Season:  Can be sighted in winter and monsoon season.