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Government of West Bengal
Directorate of Forests

Wildlife Wing

Pakhibitan Wildlife Sanctuary

Pakhibitan Wildlife Sanctuary, in the foreshore of Teesta Barrage in Gajaldoba waterbody, was declared as Wildlife Sanctuary vide Govt. Notification No. 2157-F/O/L/6M-04/2015 dated 11/08/2016 with an area of 14.09.Km2.

The Sanctuary, in Jalpaiguri district of North Bengal, will help in conserving the habitat and protecting the populations of aquatic and migratory birds.