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Nayagaon Mayur Sanctuary

Location: Beed District, Maharashtra 
Coverage area: 29.90-sq-km.
Main attraction: Pea Fowls
Best time to visit: June to October
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Arrival information :
-- By rail : Nearest railway station is Barsi, 98-km from the sanctuary.
-- By air : Nearest Airport is in Aurangabad at 155-km from the sanctuary
-- By road : Along Beed-Nagar road 20-km away from Beed and regular bus services are available from to reach the sanctuary
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The sanctuary is located in the hilly forest areas of villages in Patoda Taluka of Beed District in Marathwada region. The turf of the forest area is hilly in the central plateau region. 

Flora :
The patches of scrub forest, plantation blocks, grassland and blanks are scattered throughout the area. The forest vegetation includes stunted growth of Chinch, Jamun, Sitafal, Tendu, Neem, Sandalwood, Ficus Species, etc. The major shrubs that grow over here are Lantana, Karwand, Bor, Lokhandi, etc. The plantation area of the sanctuary has thickets of Glyricidia.

Fauna :
The major animals that are spotted by the tourists are Wolf, Fox, Hyena, Black Buck Porcupine, Palm Civet, Jungle Cat, Hare, etc. Pea Fowls are seen in much larger numbers all over the area.
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