Key Species found around Jamoon
Giants of Jamoon
Some of the Mammals found in Corbett area are: Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Jungle cat, Asian Elephant, Spotted deer or Chital, Sambhar Deer, Hog deer, Barking deer, Wild boar, Terai Grey Langur, Yellow-throated Marten, Indian Porcupine, Sloth Bear, Rhesus monkey and Golden Jackal.
Birds of Jamoon
Birds in Corbett: Indian Peafowl, Red Jungle Fowl, Kaleej Pheasant, Plum Headed and Slaty Headed parakeets, Maroon oriole, Crested kingfisher. Varieties of Laughing Thrushes, Drongos, Doves, Woodpeckers, Storks, Cormorants. Great pied hornbills, Hodgson’s Bushchat, Orange breasted green pigeon, Pallas’s Fish Eagle, Tawny fish owl, Indian Pitta, Scarlet Minivet, Spot Bellied eagle owl, Collared Falconet etc.
Other species Around Jamoon
Reptiles: Indian marsh crocodile, Gharial, King cobra, Common krait, Indian Cobra, Russel’s viper, Indian Rock Python and Monitor Lizard; Fish: Mahaseer, Kalimuchi, Kalabasu, Chilwa and Goonch.