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Saloum Delta
Saloum Delta
National Park or Parc National du Delta du Saloum
Saloum
in Senegal, is a 76,000-hectare (190,000-acre) national park. Established in 1976, it is situated within the Saloum Delta
Saloum Delta
at the juncture of the Saloum River
Saloum River
and the North Atlantic. The park, which forms part of a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
and a Ramsar Convention
Ramsar Convention
site, lies within a 180,000 ha (440,000-acre) biosphere reserve. Water comprises 61,000 ha (150,000 acres) of the park, intertidal mangroves and saltwater vegetation cover 7,000 ha (17,000 acres), and savannah and forest cover 8,000 ha (20,000 acres). It lies on the East Atlantic Flyway. The bird species that breed or winter in the area include royal tern, greater flamingo, Eurasian spoonbill, curlew sandpiper, ruddy turnstone, and little stint. See also[edit]

Sine River Sine-Saloum

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References[edit]

BirdLife IBA Factsheet - Delta du Saloum. Birdlife International. Biosphere Reserve Information - Senegal
Senegal
- DELTA DU SALOUM. UNESCO. (in French) Parcs et réserves. Government of Senegal.[dead link]

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Coordinates: 13°42′N 16°38′W / 13.700°N 16.633°W

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