Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
IUCN category II (national park)
Coordinates16°30′N 16°10′W / 16.500°N 16.167°W / 16.500; -16.167Coordinates: 16°30′N 16°10′W / 16.500°N 16.167°W / 16.500; -16.167
Area160 km2 (62 sq mi)
EstablishedApril 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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