Indian Roller in Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary

Blue Jay or Indian Roller (Coracious bengalensis) known locally as the Nilkanth. A Ring Dove is cooing softly in the background…

Tal Chappar Sanctuary is a sanctuary located in the Churu district of Northwestern Rajasthan in the Shekhawati region of India. It is 210 km from Jaipur and situated on road from Ratangarh to Sujangarh. The Tal Chappar sanctuary lies in the Sujangarh Tehsil of Churu District. It lies on Nokha- Sujangarh state Highway and is situated at a distance of 85 km from Churu & about 132 km from Bikaner. The nearest Railway station is Chappar which lies on Degana — Churu — Rewari metre gauge line of North Western Railways. The nearest Airport is Sanganer (Jaipur) which is at a distance of 215 km from Chappar. It is known for black bucks and is also home to a variety of birds.

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