Located in Churu district of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for blackbucks and variety of birds. The sanctuary is named after the Chhapar village and its open grasslands scattered with trees give it the appearance of a savannah.
Tal Chappar is a flat saline depression locally known as a “tal” that has a unique ecosystem in the heart of the Thar Desert. The sanctuary is a bird watcher’s paradise as it is home to birds such as eastern imperial eagle, black ibis, demoiselle cranes, skylarks, ring doves and more. One can also spot the desert fox and desert cat here.
Location map of Tal Chappar WLS:
The Tal Chhapar sanctuary lies in the Sujangarh Tehsil of Churu District. It lies on the Nokha-Sujangarh state highway and is situated at a distance of 85 km from Churu and about 132 km from Bikaner.