Camel on the Horizon, Rann of Kutcch, Gujarat, India


The Salt Desert, the Rann of Kutch   is a large area of  salt marshes that span the border between Pakistan and India. It is located mostly in the Indian state of Gujarat ,primarily the in the Kutcch district.  The word Rann means “salt marsh” and it is home to unique eco-diversity.

The predominant vegetation in the Rann of Kutch is grassland and thorn scrub.

The Rann of Kutch is home to about 50 species of mammals. They include several large herbivores, including  the Indian wild ass(Equus hemionus khur), chinkara (Gazella bennettii),  Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus),  blackbuck(Antilope cervicapra), and   large predators such as the wolf,(Canis lupus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), desert wildcat (Felis lybica), and  and caracal (Felis caracal).

There are over 200 bird species in the Rann of Kutch, including the threatened species lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus) and houbara bustard Chlamydotis undulata). The seasonal wetlands provide habitat for many water birds, including the  demoiselle crane (Grus virgo) and the lesser flamingo(Phoeniconaias minor).


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