Conservation Breeding Center

Grey Jungle Fowl (Gallus sonneratii) is a tropical member of the Pheasant family. It is a wild species of domestic fowl endemic to india, where it is usually found in a variety of habitats, including bamboo forests, forested areas in foot hills or fairly high mountains.

The major threats to their survival in the wild are habitat loss and hunting.The species is listed in Schedule-IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

The conservation breeding programme initially started with 13 birds, presently there are 70 birds.