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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. Blindheimsvik Bird Sanctuary
    Giske Bird Sanctuary

    Giske Wetlands System

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      18-03-1996
    • Site number: 
      805
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    553.3 ha
  4. Nordre Øyeren

    Nordre Oyeren

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      24-07-1985
    • Site number: 
      307
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    6440.7 ha
  5. Åkersvika (near Kvennvegen)
    Åkersvika
    Svartelvdeltaet

    Åkersvika

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      09-07-1974
    • Site number: 
      13
    • Published since: 
      2 year(s)
    428.1 ha
  6. Brumundsjøen-Harasjømyra
    Brumundsjøen-Harasjømyra
    Endelausmyrene
    Endelausmyrene
    One of the many tarns at Harasjømyrene
    Orchids grow in the wetlands at Hedmarksvidda. Here: The  early marsh-orchid found at Harasjømyrene
    View towards east at Målikjølen
    Reindeer from Rondane graze at Hedmarksvidda. Here: Parts of a doe herd in Harasjømyrene.

    Hedmarksvidda Wetland System

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      12-11-2010
    • Site number: 
      1951
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    4742 ha
  7. Engøya in Fjærvær. Overgrowing of beach meadow
    Engøya in Fjærvær. Beach meadow and beach swamp
    Fjærkvitingen - Overgrowing of rich mire facing north
    Sand dunes in Fjærkvitingen
    Overview of Karlsøyvær
    Beach meadow at Karlsøya

    Karlsøyvær

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      06-08-2002
    • Site number: 
      1192
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    4936 ha
  8. Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Bliksvær
    Nonaskarvågen
    Trollholmen Kjærvær

    Bliksvaer

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      06-08-2002
    • Site number: 
      1187
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    4316 ha
  9. Mellandsvågen Nature Reserve

    Mellandsvågen

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      18-03-1996
    • Site number: 
      808
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    96 ha
  10. View from the bird observation Tower towards Løvøya
    Reed forest in the bay Gansrødbukta.
    Hestholmen.
    Hestholmen.

    Øra

    • Country: 
      Norway
    • Designation date: 
      24-07-1985
    • Site number: 
      305
    • Published since: 
      1 year(s)
    1676 ha

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