Area: 1,400 sq km; 540 sq miles.
Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, formerly known as Black Mountain National Park, is a vast expanse of land covering an area of 1,400 sq km (540 sq miles) and is the third largest park in Bhutan. Located among the majestic Black Mountains, it separates eastern and western Bhutan. This park is known for its diverse and abundant bird population, with over 450 bird species recorded. The Phobjekha valley, a scenic wintering ground for the Black-necked Crane, is also situated within the park’s boundaries. In addition to the rare bird species, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park is also a home to exotic fauna, including the tiger (Panthera tigris), Himalayan black bear (Ursus thibetanus), red panda (Ailurus fulgens), and the Golden Langur.