The town of Ramnagar, Nainital district in Uttarakhand, forms the headquarters of the Corbett Tiger Reserve. The 2003 census indicates that there are close to 150 tigers at the reserve. Corbett contains over 580 different species of birds. Corbett isnt just about nature, the park also has a long tradition of conservation. It is the oldest National Park of the Asia and India’s first Tiger Reserve. The park acts as a protected area for the critically endangered Bengal tiger of India, the secure survival of which is the main objective of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection initiative.