Due to vast diversity of nature, the state of Gujarat has become one of the hotspots of biodiversity of India. The national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are paradise for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Deciduous forests, deserts, grasslands, wetlands and marine locations have made the state a pleasant place for bird watching and wildlife viewing. It is the only home for Asiatic Lion and Asiatic Wild Ass. Gujarat is famous for the Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, three types of Pelicans and plenty of tree and ground birds of which many are endangered and vulnerable.