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Munnar Travel Guide

Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

Creatures of land and water
22 types of creatures of land and water can be found in the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary. Micrixalus fuscus, Rana semipalmatus, Philuatus leucorhinus , Nyctibatrachus major, are endemic species toward the Western Ghats. There are 45 types of frogs here,Gegenophis ramaswami with 38 discovered just here. Enjoy your trip with Kerala tourism packages in Shendurney national park.


Out of a sum of 334 butterfly species in the Western Ghats, 257 species are found here. A percentage of the endemic and uncommon species incorporate names like Budha and Blue united peacock, Southern birdwing, Map butterfly, Blue oakleaf, , Southern duffer, Malabar raven et cetera.


Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary houses around 42 types of fishes that are endemic toward the South Indian condition of Kerala. Tor kudree is most common here.


An aggregate of 35 warm blooded creature species have been recognized in the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, which including certain endemic species to Western Ghats, for example, Brown palm civet, Lion-tailed macaque, Sambhar, Wild Boar, Gaur and Nilgiri langur. Reptiles

36 types of reptiles have been recorded in this haven. A portion of the animal types that can be discovered just in the Western Ghats incorporate Brachiophidium rhodogaster, Ristella beddomii and Calotes elliotti.

Winged animals

A sum of 266 avifauna species can be found here. A percentage of the winged creatures that can be spotted here incorporate Lesser Fish Eagle, Blue headed Rock thrush, Large charged leaf songbird, Rufous tailed flycatcher and Tickell's leaf lark.


The assorted qualities of vegetation is very high with a high rate of endemism. Various endemic, uncommon and undermined plants can be found here. Some of such plant names incorporate ECullenia exarillata, Dipterocarpus indicus, Calophyllum polyanthum, Hydnocarpus alpinia, Palaquium ellipticum, Acronychia pedunculata, Aglaia simplicifolia, etc. The name of bushes incorporate Glycosmis macrocarpa, Tabernaemontana gamblei, rythroxylum lanceolatum, Dichapetalum Phaeanthus malabarica, Leptonychia caudate, gelonioides, and so forth.


Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its flower faunal and biological significance:
Blooming plants are found in wealth here-around 1257 309 species being endemic toward the Western Ghats.
More than 100 types of debilitated plants can be found inside of the haven.
The haven is home to lion-tailed macaque, an extremely imperiled species.
The event of a few sorts of wild creatures, for example, panther, elephant, Nilgiri Langur, tiger, bear and so forth.
The haven has been honored of high degree in of avifauna differing qualities more than 267 species (counting transitory, endemic and imperiled species).
There is a manufactured lake in the asylum. 18.69 square km in territory, it is a noteworthy fascination for a few water winged animals.
Kallada repository, bordering the haven is an essential water asset for watering system purposes to Kollam and Pathanamthitta areas.
The haven assumes a prime part in the preservation of rich natural assorted qualities being a piece of the Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve.
Extraordinary vegetation of Myristica bogs can likewise be found here.
India's first eco-tourism venture, Thenmala Eco-tourism Project is associated with this haven. Shendurney has a vital part to play in its temperament training projects and in the advancement of eco-tourism.
Exceptional Attractions

Aside from natural life spotting, you can enjoy other dynamic also:
You can join in Trekking in the backwoods. A few bundles are accessible including Kallar trail, Dharbakulam trail and Kattilappara – Choodal winged creature watching trail.
Thenmala Eco-tourism Promotion Society. provide ride to the repository.
In the event that you wish, you can likewise stay in a tree house here, which is developed around 50 feet over the ground level. These tree houses are very much fitted with a wide range of current offices and is similar to staying in the lap of nature.
The office of nature outdoors is likewise took into account understudies in this haven. One is served vegan sustenance amid his sit tigh