KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA WILDLIFE

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Protected Wildlife Areas and Endangered Wildlife

The number of notified Protected Areas in KP includes 6 national parks, 3 wildlife sanctuaries, 38 game reserves, 90 community game reserves, 16 private game reserves, 2 wildlife refuges, and 8 wildlife parks. The combined area of all the Protected Areas is 1,060,376 HA.

The following table shows the area, location and habitat type of all Protected Areas of KP:

 

Name Location Area (HA) Habitat
National Parks
Ayubia Abbottabad 3,300 Temperate Coniferous Forests & Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Chitral Gol Chitral 7,750 Alpine Meadow & Dry Temperate Forest
Lalusar Dodipath Mansehra 30,376 Alpine Meadows, Sub-Alpine Pasture, Wetlands & Dry Temperate Forests
Saiful Malook Mansehra 4,867 Alpine Meadows, Sub-Alpine Pastures, Cold Desert, Wetlands
Sheikh Budin Dera Ismail Khan 15,540 Subtropical Pine Forests & Subtropical Scrub Forests
Broghil Chitral 134,744 Sub-Alpine Pasture, Alpine Meadows
Wildlife Sanctuaries
Manshi Mansehra 2,321 Moist Temperate Forest & Juniper Scrub
Agram Basti Chitral 29,866 Alpine & Sub-Alpine Pastures
Boraka Kohat 2,025 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Game Reserves
Bagra Haripur 2,560 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kalinjar Haripur 2,000 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Mang Haripur 4,350 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Pind Hashim Khan Haripur 3,150 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Sardaran Haripur 4,200 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Balyamin Kohat/ Hangu 7,090 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Shinawarai Hangu 5,360 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Shawaki, Chuktoo Kohat/ Hangu 11,379 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Topi Kohat 17,600 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Resi, Toi Banda Kohat 5,908 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kachai Marai Kohat 7,090 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Gurzandi Kohat 6,649 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Jabbar Kohat 13,288 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Marchungee Kohat 4,400 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Darmaluk Kohat 9,788 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Dhoda Kohat 3,900 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Teri, Isak Kumari Karak 18,966 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Thanedarwal Bannu 4,050 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Drosh Gol Chitral 2,060 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forests
Gehrait Gol Chitral 4,800 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forests
Purit Gol & Chinar Chitral 4,646 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forests
Tooshi Gol Chitral 1,545 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forests
Goleen Gol Chitral 49,750 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forests
Indus River Dera Ismail Khan 81,000 Wetlands
Zarkani Dera Ismail Khan 12,800 Tropical Thorn Forest
Nizampur Nowshera 780 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Shamshtoo Nowshera 3,490 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Maroba Nowshera 3,520 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Totalai Buner 17,000 Subtropical Pine Forests & Subtropical Scrub Forests
Kingar Gali Buner 20,300 Subtropical Pine Forests
Sewagalai Swat 1,820 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Sudham Mardan 11,500 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Qalandarabad Abbottabad 8,490 Subtropical Pine Forests
Makhnial Mansehra 4,148 Subtropical Pine Forests & Subtropical Scrub Forests
Kamrani Lower Dir 2,119 Subtropical Pine Forests & Subtropical Scrub Forests
Togh Mangara Kohat 3,300 Subtropical Scrub Forests
Sheikhan Kohat 2,770 Subtropical Scrub Forests
Thana Palai Malakand Agency 3,500 Subtropical Pine Forests & Subtropical Scrub Forests
Privately-Owned Game Reserves
Dhok Loharan Kohat 364 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Dhok Dheri Kohat 202 Subtropical Thorn Forests
Drabo Kach Kohat 2,993 Subtropical Thorn Forest
Daraban Kalam Dera Ismail Khan 178 Subtropical Thorn Forest
Musazai Shareef Dera Ismail Khan 28 Subtropical Thorn Forest
Hatala Dera Ismail Khan 360 Subtropical Thorn Forest
Rakh Malik Banaras Khan Haripur 55 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Syed Ali Shah Haripur 26 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Rafaqat Shah Haripur 50 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Sultan Mohammad Khan Haripur 45 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Nadir Khan Haripur 47 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Raja Gustasap Khan Haripur 130 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Saeed Taj Mohammad Haripur 23 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Tial Haripur 27 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Lalmi Gul Mardan 98 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Sharqi Baizai Mian Khan Marda 1,214 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Community Game Reserves
Kohi Barmool Mardan 1,822 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Sori Malandri Mardan 749 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Garyalla Karmar Mardan  

760

Subtropical Scrub Forest
Mahal Kalu Mardan  

506

Subtropical Scrub Forest
Garu Amankot Mardan 1,214 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kohi Dara Mardan 202 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Baga Hills Swabi 61 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Shewa Karmar Swabi 627 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Naranji Swabi 2,189 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Besak Swabi 530 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Punjpir Swabi 55 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Begusht Chitral 8,000 Alpine Meadows &  Dry Temperate Forest
Tooshi Shasha Chitral 20,000 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forest
Arkari Chitral 100,000 Alpine Meadows &, Dry Temperate Forest
Gehrait Chitral 95,000 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forest
Goleen Gol Chitral 40,800 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forest
Madaklasht Chitral 14,500 Alpine Meadows Dry Temperate Forest
Manur Chitral 6,200 Alpine Meadows Dry Temperate Forest
Darwazai Banda Kohat 1,000 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Shehzadi Banda Kohat 3,814 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Sumari Bala Kohat 3,416 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kanra Cheenah Hangu 359 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Ustarzai Payan Kohat 1,477 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Dowrro/ Algada Kohat 583 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Shamshukai Kohat 2,696 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Jatta Ismail Khel Karak 2,826 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kamar Karak 5,096 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Dhandidal Khel Karak 3,564 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Drish Khel Karak 2,705 Tropical Thorn Forest
Banda Lakanai Karak 2,195 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Pungi Banda Hangu 1,314 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Takwara (Hathala) D.I. Khan 360 Tropical Thorn Forest
Dewan Shah D.I. Khan 821 Tropical Thorn Forest
Thath Solhan D.I. Khan 22.66 Tropical Thorn Forest
Sheikh Sultan Tank 76 Tropical Thorn Forest
Mohib Banda Nowshera 27 Subtropical Thorne Forest
Battal Mansehra 32 Moist Temperate Forest
Palsala Dhanaka Mansehra 530 Moist Temperate Forest
Sigram Swat 2,654.7 Subtropical Pine Forest
Mankial Swat 13,063 Moist & Dry Temperate Forest
Bhan Swat 25,000 Dry Temperate Forest
Dab Manpithai Swat 730.47 Subtropical Pine Forest
Tang Banr Swat 395.4 Subtropical Pine Forest
Amluk Banr Swat 46.35 Subtropical Pine Forest
Dheran Pattay Swat 735.3 Subtropical Pine Forest
Totai Malakand Agency 3,000 Subtropical Pine Forest & Subtropical Scrub Forest
Khanori Malakand Agency 1,300 Subtropical Pine Forest & Subtropical Scrub Forest
Brah Malakand Agency 1,420 Subtropical Pine Forest & Subtropical Scrub Forest
Tangi Darra Lower Dir 648 Subtropical Pine Forest & Subtropical Scrub Forest
Adenzai Lower Dir 24,282 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Nanser Kuhay Buner 4,000 Subtropical Pine Forest & Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kaighah Nullah Kohistan 5,000 Alpine Meadows & Dry Temperate Forest
Jhandar Abdul Sattar D.I. Khan 40.46 Subtropical Thorn Forest
Rakh Sardaran Haripur 249 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Alam Ganj Swat 1,040 Subtropical Pine Forest
Manji Wala Lakki Marwat 23 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Soor Dag Karak 1,713 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Scrub Forest
Lak-Kana Karak 2,195 Subtropical Thorn Forest
Village Plovan D.I. Khan 54.633 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Mapal D.I. Khan 103.197 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Babarr D.I. Khan 55.038 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Michen Khel D.I. Khan 121.8 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Hussainzai D.I. Khan 139.6 Bushes And Scrub And Thorn Forests
Nakhtar Banda Mardan 60.7 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Villlage Musabad Mouza Gandi Khan Khel Lakki Marwat 40.8 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Rakh Sarkar Mouza Momin Mughal Khel Bannu 76.89 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Scrub Forest
Village Pahar Kehl Thall Lakki Marwat 37.23 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Dara Tang Mouza Chowki Jand Lakki Marwat 202.34 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Pharhana Mansehra 200 Subtropical Scrub Forests
Karair Mansehra 250 Subtropical Scrub Forests
Khwajagan Mansehra 80 Subtropical Chir Pine Forests
Lassan Thukral Mansehra 200 Scrub Forests With Chir Plantation
Sheikh Abad Mansehra 400 Subtropical Scrub Forests
Saji Kot Abbottabad 90 Subtropical Pine Forest
Sher Khanai Malakand 2,024 Subtropical Pine Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Bazdara Malakand 3,644 Subtropical Pine Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Has Are Tatkan Malakand 3,239 Subtropical Pine Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Zarwandi Uba Malakand 3,039 Subtropical Pine Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Dheri Julagram Malakand 4,251 Subtropical Pine Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Ralk Baiyan Haripur 50 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Bhalli Ghatti Mansehra 600 Scrub Forests With Chir Plantation
Behali Mansehra 200 Subtropical Scrub Forests
Jallo Mansehra 200 Scrub Forests With Chir Plantation
Chamnaka Abbottabad 142 Subtropical Pine Forest
Gari Phulgaran Abbottabad 295 Subtropical Pine Forest
Kotli Nowshera 425.33 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Bakhtai Nowshera 677.89 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Miangan Nowshera 426.54 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Sharkidam Terri Essak Khumari Karrak 130 Subtropical Thorn Forest, Scrub Forest
Naqi Dara Mardan 38 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Wildlife Refuges
D.I. Khan Waterfowl Dera Ismail Khan 3,774 Wetlands & Riverain Forests
Lakki Crane Refuge Lakki Marwat 5,180 Wetlands & Riverain Forests
Wildlife Parks
Cherat Nowshera 2,688.32 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Manglot Nowshera  715 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Tanda Kohat  1,133 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Kotal Kohat  100 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Togh Mangara Kohat 1,250 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Nizam Pur Nowshera 2,612 Subtropical Scrub Forest
Malakand Safari Park Malakand 97.12 Subtropical Pine Forest, Subtropical Scrub Forest
Lakki Lakki Marwat 10.11 Subtropical Scrub Forest

Table ‎1.11 KP Protected Areas

Protected wildlife in the national parks includes common leopard, Rhesus macaque, flying squirrel, markhor, urial, snow leopard, wolf, black bear, ibex, fox, hare, jackal, jungle cat, porcupine, wild boar, wolf, Himalayan ibex, and Indian wolf (mammals). Birds include koklas pheasant, kalij pheasant, chakor partridge, yellow-throated martin, snow cock, greenwood pigeon, monal pheasant, ram chakor, martin, snow partridge, black and grey partridges, blue rock pigeon, pied bush chat, and red-vented bulbul.

Wildlife of Game Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries (both public and private) includes:

  • Mammals: Rhesus macaque, langoor, musk deer, common leopard, snow leopard, Himalayan ibex, wolf, urial, chinkara, common leopard, fox, hare, jackal, ibex, markhor, Himalayan goral, monkey, barking deer, porcupine, jungle cat, mongoose, musk deer, black bear, leopard cat, hog deer, blue bull, brown bear, and small Kashmir squirrel
  • Birds: Martin, monal pheasant, koklas pheasant, snow cock, chakor, black and grey partridge, see-see partridge, bee-eater, raptors, various types of water fowl, ram chakor, cranes, ducks, houbara bustard, kalij pheasant, owl, quails, lark, bulbul, starling, snipe mallard, widgeon, myna, tit, lark, dove, snow partridge, song birds, ring-necked pheasant, wood green pheasant, silver pheasant, golden pheasant, dakkani grey partridge, golden eagle, the vulture, Eurasian sparrow hawk, and hill pigeon
  • Reptiles and Amphibians: Reptiles include Central Asian cobra, cliff racer, mountain racer, Himalayan pit viper, diadem snake, dhaman, dark-headed dwarf races, Kashmir rock agama, yellow-bellied mole skink, Himalayan ground skink, Karakoram rock gecko, dotted garden skink, and Punjab snake-eyed lizard. Amphibians include Russian tortoise (endangered), Indus toad, green toads, mountain frogs, and skittering frogs
  • Endangered flora includes chir pine, oak, blue pine, berberry, wyeh-hazal, wild rose, peony, and Himalayan cedar