You would find the Dipor Bil which can also be
spelt as (Deepor Beel) is not too far from the city,18km south west side of the Guwahati City along the kamrup district of Assam.
It is a freshwater lake formed put from one of
the old sources of water flowing in to
the Brahmaputra River. The Dipor Bil was declared as a birds abode in the year
1989 owing to its freshwater bio-lifes and natural biotic views.
extension as wide as 40 sq per
kilometer, you did find varieties of bird species in the site hence the
reason why tourists visit because it is
blooming in this part of Assam. If u had a clearer view from afar spot
you did like what the view looked like seeing a wetland having escalating
distance of forest ecosystem.
Over 19000 rare and endangered species of bird
cover the sky at this spot regularly.
Dipur Bill was listed in 2002 during the Ramsar
Convention as a Ramsar site because of it’s wetland importance and it vitality
level, due to the presence of various classes of Flora and fauna’s.
The site is best for visiting at winter as the
weather tends to attract other spoke species from far west and south coast
The Birdlife International (IBA) as since declared
it as important Bird area. Due to the massive reflection of Ave space culture,
the area is preserved with intentions of keeping it environment safe
The historical study guide shows that the
lakeside is a comfortable zone for The Tai-Ahoms and the Mughals. The name
Dispor Bil was derived from the word “Dipor”. This is a Sanskrit
word. When translated in English, it means ‘Elephants’ and ‘Bil’ means
The political authority of Meghalaya, involving the Kampitha Rambrai Syiemship had control over the site.
Fauna at Dipor Bil
There are extremely large Flora and fauna in
Dipor Bil. You will find Flora’s like the water lilies, aquatic grasses, water
hyacinths on the lakeside. Eighteen different types of phytoplanktons had been
discovered at the site.
According to researchers you find rare plants
like the potamogeton crispus , the Euryale Ferox on the water bodies.
The lake welcomes close to 19000 birds ok a day
and also approximately 220 various birds species have marked the territory and
migrated into it.
The birds whose life’s are endangered could be as
a result of the weather conditions or as food for its prey includes adjutant
stork, white bellied eagle Siberian crane and others.
You will find reptile life’s such as lizards ,
amphibians, turtles,snakes in the water lake varyingly in fewer numbers.
You would find students, photographers,
researchers as regular visiting tourists coming on to gather useful Intel for
their own usage.
There’s freshwater on the island, over fourteen
villages ( over 1000 families) use this source of water and other district in
the neighborhood also benefits from the lake source as a means of providing
clean and drinkable water.
Also some little Pisces in the lake can enjoy
fresh and clean water to survive. This fish are a vital diet of proteinous
foods which brings about the commercialized local fish business for the
Lake Dipor Bil is the largest size lake found in
Brahmaputra plains of the western valley .
Bill representatives the wetland type under Burma
Monsoon forest bio geographic region.
of Dipor Bil
The Tourism and Forest Department are in charge of maintenance of the lake. The
fisheries are not left out, it is under the supervision of the fish
preservation department as this is a primary delicacy and livelihood of the
locals. The bird sanctuary protects the birds and take extreme precautions to
preserve the endangered bird species so they don’t go into extinction.
This is why the area of declared as a Ramsar site
by the convention center, as an emergency needed to take adequate manage the wildlife aves. The locals and visitors
are prevented from shooting down the birds, hunting the birds for food and
mishandling the feeble ones.
Tall towers have been structured just to avoid
this bird loss and allow a safe fly through for the birds.
is ideal to visit Dipor Bil
The climate of Dispur is predominantly humid
throughout the year. Such a climate is also called the mesothermal climate.
Meanwhile summer can get very hot and counter
balanced with humid temperature once in a while..The monsoons usually have heavy rainfall and swampy fills
in between October and March.
tourists reach Dipor Bil
The Dipor Bil is found somewhere around the
national highway 31(NH31). You will have to travel around 14kms from the city
of Guwahati to reach here. It is
preferably nice to hire a taxi to get there.