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  1. The Orange River Mouth from the Namibian side looking south.  Pelicans, cormorants and large flocks of terns are using the sandspit as a roost.
    Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus) and large flocks of terns (Sterna sp.) at the Orange River Mouth.
    View of the Orange River Mouth from Swartkop looking west.  The river mouth is in the centre of the picture.
    View of the Oppenheimer bridge from Swartkop.

    Orange River Mouth

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      744
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    500 ha
  2. The new sewage settling ponds in the dunes to the east of Walvis Bay (not part of the Ramsar site).
    Counting birds at the new sewage settling ponds.
    Flamingos and other waders at the new sewage settling ponds with the town of Walvis Bay in the background.
    Flamingos and waders in the Walvis Bay lagoon.
    The Walvis Bay salt works are within the Ramsar site.
     "Bird Paradise" sewage settling ponds (not part of the Ramsar site).  These have since been drained because of an alleged mosquito problem.
    View across the Walvis Bay lagoon, looking west.

    Walvis Bay

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      742
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    12600 ha
  3. View across the lagoon at low tide, looking north-west.
    Looking south along the edge of the lagoon.
    Musselbeds on the mudflats, looking east.
    Musselbeds on the mudflats, looking east.
    View across the lagoon from the adjacent dunes, looking south-west.
    Remains of the northern, freshwater wetland, looking south.
    Remains of the northern, freshwater wetland, looking south.

    Sandwich Harbour

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      743
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    16500 ha
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    Lake Dziani Boundouni

    • Country: 
      Comoros
    • Designation date: 
      09-02-1995
    • Site number: 
      717
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    30 ha
  5. Photo 1: Vue du plan d'eau
    Photo 2 : Forêt classée compris dans les limites du site Ramsar
    Photo 3 : Paysage autour du site
    Photo 4 : Vue du poste forestier construit par le projet COGEL, pour la surveillance du Site
    Photo 5 : Pompage de l'eau pour la production maraîchère
    Photo 6 : Participation des femmes à la culture maraîchère
    Photo 7 : Abreuvement du bétail dans le Lac
    Photo 11 : Embarcation de pêcheur au bord du lac
    Photo 9 : Culture de contre saison (association maïs et haricot) au bord du lac
    Photo 10 : Le site est le lieu d'alimentation de nombreux animaux de la zone
    Photo 8 : Présence d'espèces à grande valeur socio-économique: le Tamarinier
    Photo 12 : Arrosage des planches d'oignon
    Photo 13 : Vue de la forêt classée de Dem avec des espèces menacées au plan mondiale (Vetellaria paradoxa)

    Lac Dem

    • Country: 
      Burkina Faso
    • Designation date: 
      07-10-2009
    • Site number: 
      1882
    • Published since: 
      2 year(s)
    1354 ha
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    Nooto-North Tarawa

    • Country: 
      Kiribati
    • Designation date: 
      04-03-2013
    • Site number: 
      2143
    • Published since: 
      6 year(s)
    1033 ha
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    Namdrik Atoll

    • Country: 
      Marshall Islands
    • Designation date: 
      02-02-2012
    • Site number: 
      2072
    • Published since: 
      7 year(s)
    1119 ha
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    Alakol-Sasykkol Lakes System

    • Country: 
      Kazakhstan
    • Designation date: 
      25-11-2009
    • Site number: 
      1892
    • Published since: 
      10 year(s)
    914663 ha
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    Awarua Wetland

    • Country: 
      New Zealand
    • Designation date: 
      13-08-1976
    • Site number: 
      102
    • Published since: 
      11 year(s)
    20000 ha
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    Manawatu river mouth and estuary

    • Country: 
      New Zealand
    • Designation date: 
      25-07-2005
    • Site number: 
      1491
    • Published since: 
      14 year(s)
    200 ha

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