Nameri National Park is a national park in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India. Nameri shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. Together they constitute an area of over 1000 square kilometers of which Nameri has a total area of 200 square kilometers.
The vegetation type of nameri is of semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests with cane and bamboo brakes and narrow strips of open grassland along rivers. The forests are rich in epiphytes, lianas, creepers and clump-forming bamboo.
This forest has over 600 species. Some notable species are Gmelina arborea, Michelia champaca, Amari, Chukrasia tabularis, Ajar, Urium poma, Bhelou, Agaru, Rudraksha, Bonjolokia, Hatipolia akhakan, Terminalia myriocarpa, Mesua ferrca. It is home for orchids like Dendrobium, Cymbidium and Cypripedioideae.
This is excellent elephant country and was considered to be an elephant reserve. It is an ideal habitat for a host of other animals including the Tiger, Leopard, Sambar, Dhole (the Asiatic Wild Dog), Pygmy Hog, Indian Wild Bison, Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Muntjac, Gaur, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black Bear, Capped Langur and Indian Giant Squirrel.
Nameri is a birdwatcher’s paradise with over 300 species. The White Winged Wood Duck, Great Pied Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Black Stork, Ibisbill, Blue-Bearded Bee-Eaters, Babblers, Plovers and many other birds make Nameri their home.