Dibru-Soikhowa National Park one of the unique biodiversity hot spot of north eastern india. Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of the 19 (nineteen) biodiversity hotspots in the world. It is declared Biosphere Reserve in 1997 with an area of 765 sq km. and National Park in 1999 covering a core area of 340 sq km. Situated in the flood plains of Brahmaputra River. Landscape of the park mostly dominated by awamp, canals, small rivers and riverbeds and wetlands in some fringe areas. The park is renowned for highest natural regeneration of Salix trees in the world.

Altitude:  110 to 126m msl

Temperature: 7˚ to 34˚C

 Climate: Tropical monsoon with a hot and wet summer and cool and dry winter 

Rainfall: 2300 mm to 3800 mm

Monsoon: may to september

Winter: December and January coolest

Summer: March to may

Best time to visit: September to may

 

Vegetation: Semi evergreen forest, deciduous forest, littoral and Salix swamp forests and patches of wet evergreen forest, moist mixed forest, grassland and a small part degraded forest.

 

Key species:

Mammals:  A total 36 species of mammals have so far been recorded from the Dibru-Saikhowa including some of most uncommon like Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Jungle cat, Sloth Bear, Dhole, Small Indian Civet, Malayan Giant Squirrel, Chinese Pangolin, Slow Loris, Pig-tailed Macaque, Capped Langur, Hollock Gibbon, Asiatic Elephant, Wild Boar, Samber, Hog Deer, Asiatic Wild Buffalo, Semi-wild Horses(Feral Horses), critical endangered Gangetic River Dolphin etc.

 

Birds: Dibru-Saikhowa is very reach in bird life. More than 350 species of birds already identified so far including some of most restricted range species like White-bellied Heron, White-Rumped Velture, Long-Billed Vulture, Black Breasted parrotbill, Jerdon's Babbler, Puff-Throated Babbler, Marsh Babbler, Jerdon's Bushchat etc. Apart from these some most interesting winter avian visitor like Black Stork, Great Crested Grebe, Great Cormorant, Greater White Fronted Goose, Baikal Teal, Baer's Pochard, Osprey etc. 

HOT SPOT OF THE REGION