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  1. Mare Sapiengou dans le Parc W : un des points d'abreuvement de la faune sauvage
    Rivière Mékrou dans le triangle du Parc W

    Site Ramsar du Complexe W

    • Country: 
      Benin
    • Designation date: 
      02-02-2007
    • Site number: 
      1668
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    926,927 ha
  2. Hotel Chez Raphael dans le village lacustre de Ganvie. Zone touristique dans le site Ramsar 1018
    Plaine inondable de la riviere So dans la Commune de So-Ava. Site d'accueil des oiseaux d'eau migrateurs
    Zone du Lac Nokoue investie par la Jacinthe d'eau. On peut noter aussi sur la photo l'installation des filets pour la capture des poissons

    Basse Vallée de l'Ouémé, Lagune de Porto-Novo, Lac Nokoué

    • Country: 
      Benin
    • Designation date: 
      24-01-2000
    • Site number: 
      1018
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    652,760 ha
  3. Lioness on the eastern edge of Etosha Pan near Namutoni.  Exceptionally high rainfall in Angola and northern Namibia resulted in the pan filling up.
    The old fort at Namutoni with Fischer's Pan in the foreground, eastern Etosha.
    Giraffe on the edge of Fischer's Pan, eastern Etosha.
    Causeway across Fischer's Pan flooded by exceptionally high water levels.
    Ephemeral waterhole formed during the rainy season.
    View of the eastern edge of Etosha Pan near Namutoni.
    View of the eastern edge of Etosha Pan near Namutoni.
    Blue Cranes on the edge of Etosha Pan near Doringdraai, eastern Etosha.

    Etosha Pan

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      745
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    600,000 ha
  4. Le lac Toho
    Mirador sur la portion sacrée de la lagune côtière à Ahloboe dans la commune de Ouidah
    Cormoran sur les piquets d'Acadja sur le Lac Ahémé
    Coucher du soleil sur la lagune côtière à Grand-Popo
    Lâcher de jeunes tortues marines à Grand-Popo
    Pêcheur sur le Lac Ahémé
    Pont de fortune sur la lagune côtière dans la commune de Ouidah
    Pont entre le Lac Ahémé et le Chenal Aho sur la Route Nationale Inter Etat Cotonou-Lomé
    Portion de mangrove sacralisée sur la lagune côtière à Grand-Popo
    En route pour la visite de l'Aire Communautaire de Conservation de la Biodiversité de la Bouche du Roy à Grand-Popo

    Basse Vallée du Couffo, Lagune Côtiere, Chenal Aho, Lac Ahémé

    • Country: 
      Benin
    • Designation date: 
      24-01-2000
    • Site number: 
      1017
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    524,289 ha
  5. Mare Yanguali dans la plaine d’inondation de la Rivière Pendjari
    Mares au Hippo dans la plaine d’inondation de la rivière Pendjari
    Mare Yanguali dans la plaine d’inondation de la Rivière Pendjari

    Zone Humide de la Rivière Pendjari

    • Country: 
      Benin
    • Designation date: 
      02-02-2007
    • Site number: 
      1669
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    483,366 ha
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    Bwabwata-Okavango Ramsar Site

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      13-12-2013
    • Site number: 
      2193
    • Published since: 
      5 year(s)
    46,964 ha
  7. 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)
    16,500 ha
  8. 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)
    12,600 ha
  9. 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

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