Neora Valley-Toorsa

The corridor connecting the Neora Valley National Park and Toorsa Strict Nature Reserve is comprised of pristine forest areas and is uninhabited by human settlements.


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  • Important Bird Areas
  • Protected Area
  • Corridor
  • Ecology
    • Deserts and xeric shurblands
    • Mangroves
    • Montane grasslands
    • Snow, ice, glaciers, and rock
    • Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
    • Temperate coniferous forests
    • Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
    • Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests
    • Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests
    • Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
    • Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests
    • Water
  • Globe Land Cover
    • Irrigated croplands, Irrigated shrub or tree crops, Irrigated herbaceous crops
    • Rainfed croplands, Rainfed herbaceous crops, Rainfed shrub or tree crops
    • Mosaic Croplands/Vegetation, Mosaic Croplands/Grassland-Shrubland
    • Mosaic Vegetation/Croplands, Mosaic Grassland-Shrubland/Croplands, Mosaic Forest/Croplands
    • Closed to open broadleaved evergreen or semi-deciduous forest
    • Closed broadleaved deciduous forest
    • Open broadleaved deciduous forest
    • Closed needleleaved evergreen forest
    • Open needleleaved deciduous or evergreen forest
    • Closed to open mixed broadleaved and needleleaved forest, Mosaic Forest-Shrubland/Grassland
    • Mosaic Grassland/Forest-Shrubland
    • Closed to open - shrubland, broadleaved or needleleaved evergreen shrubland, broadleaved deciduous shrubland
    • Closed to open grassland, Closed grassland, Open grassland
    • Sparse vegetation, Sparse grassland, Sparse shrubland, Sparse trees
    • Closed to open broadleaved forest regularly flooded (fresh-brackish water)
    • Closed broadleaved forest permanently flooded (saline-brackish water)
    • Closed to open - vegetation regularly flooded, woody vegetation regularly flooded, grassland regularly flooded
    • Artificial areas
    • Bare areas, Consolidated bare areas, Non-consolidated bare areas, Salt hardpans
    • Water bodies
    • Permanent snow and ice
    • No data
  • Landscape
  • HKH Boundary

General Information:

Landscape: Kangchenjunga Protected Area Type: Corridor
Proposed Year: 2006 Area: 169 sq. km.

Geographical Features:

Country: India
District(s): Darjeeling
Latitude: 27.08946776764 ,  27.25728990614
Longitude: 88.72976671396 ,  88.98438095103
Altitude: meter   to   meter
Average rain fall: N/A

Biodiversity Features:

Province: Himalayan Highlands
Biomes: Mixed mountain systems

Recorded Species:

Plants [21] Mammals [0] Birds [19]

Threatened Species:

Plant Mammals Birds
Tragopan satyra

Socioeconomic Features:

Community Structure: uninhabitated

Natural Heritage:

Cultural Significance:

Livelihood strategies:

Conservation Management:

Conservation History:

Conservation Challenges: Illicit collection of fuelwood, encroachment into forest lands, depredation by wild animals

Conservation Efforts:

Transboundary Features:

Corridor development possibilities: Prisitine forests exists with minimal disturbance from human habitation