About Sultanpur National Park
- Sultanpur National Park, a bird sanctuary on Gurgaon-FarrukhNagar Road is a seasonal wetland that attracts around 200 species of migratory birds every year between October and March from Europe, Siberia and Central Asia.
- The park is also a home of several species of insects, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
- The park is located on the Sultanpur Jheel (an area of 1.21 sq. Km.) and the jheel was accorded Sanctuary status on 2 April 1971 under section 8 of the Punjab Wildlife Preservation Act of 1959.
- The decision of granting the Sanctuary status was taken after the 1969 Conference of the International Union of Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) in New Delhi.
- The status of the park was upgraded to National Park under Section 35 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 on 5 July 1991. Simultaneously the area was increased to 1.42 sq. Km.
- The National Park has been carved out of the land of Sadhrana, Chandu, Sultanpur and Saidpur villages.