Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
|Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary|
|Established||April 14, 1971|
The Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (French: Parc national des oiseaux du Djoudj) is a World Heritage Site in Senegal. It is on the Senegal River. It has different wetland areas that are used by many migrating birds. Some birds use the wetland after they cross the Sahara desert. There are almost 400 kinds of birds. Some of the most common are pelicans and flamingos. Many different kinds of animals also live in the park.
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- WCMC Natural Site Data Sheet
- Official UNESCO website entry
- Ministère de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature, des Bassins de rétention et des Lacs artificiels: Parcs et réserves, 13 October 2005.