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Excursions around Farrukh Nagar, Gurgaon

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary: Sultanpur National Park lies approximately 46 km to the southwest of Delhi. The national park is famous for its greenery, rich variety of bird species and a splendid lake. The area around Sultanpur Lake, near Delhi, was declared a water-bird reserve in the year 1972. Beautiful lawns, trees, shrubs and bougainvilleas dot the landscape of the park. There is also a small museum and library in the reserve that will familiarize you with the various birds and other creatures that you will come across while in it. One of the essential items to take with you to the Delhi Sultan Pur Bird Sanctuary is a pair of binoculars. It is necessary in order to watch the wildlife from a safe distance, without disturbing them. Migratory geese and Siberian cranes spend the winter in Sultanpur. Apart from that, one can find other migratory birds here, along with resident birds and wild animals. The best time to visit Sultanpur National Park, especially for watching the migratory birds, is during the months of December and January.
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Sultanpur Lake
Birds at Sultanpur: Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary serves as the natural habitat of a large number of resident as well as migratory birds. Some of the resident birds found here are Common Hoopoe, Purple Sunbird, Little Cormorant, Eurasian Thick-knee, Indian Roller, White-throated Kingfisher, Spot billed Duck, White Ibis, India Crested Lark, Rose ringed Parakeet, Eurasian collared Dove, Red collared Dove, Laughing Dove, Greater Coucal, etc. The popular migratory birds spotted here winter include Siberian Cranes, Greater Flamingo, Ruff, Black-winged Stilt, Common Greenshank, Northern Pintail, Yellow & White Wagtail, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Black-tailed Godwit, Spotted Redshank, Starling, Long-billed Pipit, etc. In summer, one can find about 11 species of migratory birds, like Asian Koel, Black-crowned Night Heron, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Comb Duck, Blue-cheeked & Blue-tailed Bee-Eater, etc.
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Birds and lake at Sultanpur
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Wild Animals at Sultanpur Apart from the birds, Sultanpur National Park also boasts of a wide variety of wild animals. One can easily spot antelopes like Neelgai (Blue Bull) and Black Buck roaming around the park. Then, there are a number of other animals, like Indian Porcupine, Wild Cat, Hedgehog, Sambar, Caracal, Rattle/Honey Badger, Wild Dog, Four Horned Antelope, Striped Hyena, Hog Deer, Leopard, Wild Pig, Mongoose, etc.             Sultanpur lake, birds paradise, national park sultanpur, sultanpur bird sanctuary, wild life at sultanpur lake
Wild Animal at Sultanpur
Farrukh Nagar is a small town in the Delhi NCR region which falls in the state of Haryana, District Gurgaon situated about 20 KM in Gurgaon, named after the Mughal ruler Farrukh Siyer. The town was founded by commander Dalel Khan who later changed his name to Mohammad Faujdar Khan, near erstwhile town Khurampur and named it Farrukhnagar. In 1734 AD Faujdar became Nawab of Farrukhnagar by blessing from the Mugal Bhadshah. The town was made in the times of Shershah Suri. The town boasts of Sheesh Mahal, Jama Masjid, Mitrsen ki Bawdi, Sethani ki Hawli and Chattri. In the various direction of the town have five big enternace gate call Gangi Dawaraje out of which Dili Darwaja is still there.

In year 1757 king of Bharatpur attacked and owns this town. The king of Bharatpur ruled this town for seven years later Chief Minister of Mugal empire Gajiuddin got it back to Nawab. Nawab participated in 1857 revolt and because of this town was merge into Gurgaon. Before the revolt the town was with Ahmad Ali Khan who was from the family of Faujdar Khan. Later on was passed on to the Captain Tafjalus Hussain Khan Khor Khai. His son Mahmbat Sharauddin Haider Khan later on became the jaggirdar. That time town used to produce laksh ton of salt. The Govt. used to get 13 lakhs ruppes as income from here. Because of large scale of salt production town was linked to railway station.