Nandini wildlife sanctuary was named after Nandni village located at a distance of 28-kms from Jammu, on NHIA. There is appreciable pheasant population.
There are about eight mammal species in the whole sanctuary area. The main species are Leopard, Wildboar, Rhesus Monkey, Garal, Grey Langur, etc. The common birds found over here are Indian Mynah, Blue Rock Pigeon, Peafowl, Red Jungle Fowl, Chir Pheasants, Chakor, etc.