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Senegal, Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

 Posted by , last edited on February 03, 2014 at 11:47:15

Location Delta of the River Senegal, Senegal
Coordinates N16 30 0 W16 10 0.012
Property 16,000 ha
Date of Inscription 1981

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/25 )

Situated in the Senegal River delta, the Djoudj Sanctuary is a wetland of 16,000 ha, comprising a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It forms a living but fragile sanctuary for some 1.5 million birds, such as the white pelican, the purple heron, the African spoonbill, the great egret and the cormorant.

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Pelicans, Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Cormoran, Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

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