Built by Maharaja Surajmal some 250 years ago, Keoladeo Ghana National Park is the most popular tourist attraction in Bharatpur. It was established as a bird sanctuary in 1964 and in 1985, it was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dotted with a rich wealth of exotic flora and fauna, the national park is a home to around 50 species of fishes, 5 species of amphibians and 7 species of turtles. Moreover, it serves as a habitat of about 375 species of different varieties of birds including cranes, herons, pelicans, snipes, red crested porhard, Spanish sparrow and flamingo etc. In addition, the park also plays host to the amazing variety of migratory birds including feathered Siberian Crane, grey leg geese, gadwalls and common teals that flock here from all across the world. A tour to this national park is a wonderful experience for the bird lovers to see the beautiful birds amidst the lush green cover of the forest.