Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Key Biodiversity Areas

Key Biodiversity Areas

 

State

Trigger Species

AZE Species

Focal Areas

Ashambu

Kerala

21

 

 

Bhavani River

Kerala/Tamilnadu

47

 

 

Chalakkudi River

Kerala/Tamilnadu

38

 

 

Chaliyar River

Kerala/Tamilnadu

38

 

New Amarambalam

Chandragiri and Payaswini Rivers

Kerala/Tamilnadu

 

 

 

Ithikkara River

Kerala

14

 

 

Kabini River

Kerala

48

 

Kuruva Islands, Pookode Lake

Kadalundi Wetland

Kerala

9

2

Kadalundi Wetlands

Kaladi

Kerala/Karnataka/Tamilnadu

12

1

 

Kalladayar

Kerala

28

 

Kulathupuzha River, Sasthamcotta and Ashtamudi Lakes, Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary streams

Kallai Coastal Marshes

Kerala

6

1

Kallai Coastal Marshes

Kavvayi Wetlands

Kerala

10

1

Kavvayi Wetlands

Kole Wetlands

Kerala

12

 

Enamavu Wetlands, Maranchery Wetlands, Thommana Wetlands

Kunthi River

Kerala

27

 

 

Kuttiyadi River

Kerala

20

 

 

Madayi Laterite Plateau

Kerala

12

1

 

Nila River

Kerala/Tamilnadu

29

1

 

Pamba River

Kerala

31

 

 

Pamba River

Kerala/Tamilnadu

24

 

Upper Pamba River

Periyar

Kerala

36

4

Periyar Lake and Stream  System, Periyar River in Idukki District

Pooyamkutty

Kerala/Tamilnadu

33

 

Pooyamkutty

Santhampara

Kerala

24

2

Panniyar Stream

Valapattanam River

Kerala/Karnataka

14

 

Aralam and Brahmagiri Streams, Kallar Stream

Vamanapuram River

Kerala

20

 

 

Vembanad Lake and Catchment

Kerala

30

1

Vembanad Lake

(Source: IUCN and Kerala State Biodiversity Board)