Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary is a protected area located on the southeast bank of the Senegal River in Senegal. It is a vast wetland with a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds, and meanders of the river.
The reserve constitutes a vital sanctuary linked to the migration of birds, where about 1.5 million migratory birds come to it, including white pelicans, purple herons, African spoonbills, great egret, cormorants, and others
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary was inscribed in 1981 in the UNESCO World Heritage List in Senegal.
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UNESCO

World Heritage Site

1981

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Date of Inscription

1981

See also in Senegal