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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Senegal
Best of: Park, Wildlife
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.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.