Anerdam Wildlife Sanctuary is on southwestern range of Satpura range in Shirpur Tehsil of Dhule District. It shares boundaries with Yawal sanctuary other sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh. The sanctuary was once very rich in wildlife, now it is trying to regain its previous status. The best time to visit the sanctuary is November to February.
Flora and fauna
Common animals & birds found in this area are:
Animals: Barking Deers, Chikaras, Hares, Porcupines and Jungle Cats. Monitor Lizard is the common reptile in this sanctuary.
Migrant animals: Hyenas, jackals, wolves and wild boars are the migrant animals.
Birds: Peafs, qualis, partridges, egrets, herons, cormorants, corts, spot bills, and owls are the birds inhabiting this place
Migrant birds: Brahminy Ducks, cranes, stokes and waders are the migratory birds found in the sanctuary.
The nearest railway station is Nardona, 40 km on Western Railway and Chailsgaon, at 125 km on Mumbai- Bhusawal route.
The nearest airport is at Aurangabad, which is 215 km from the sanctuary.
The nearest town is Shirpur, 15 km, and nearest city is Dhule, 70 km from the sanctuary and both the places are well connected with regular bus routes.
Fees and permits