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  1. Information panel near the canal that connects Bubali Wetlands with the Caribbean Sea in the southwest of the site. The invasive water hyacinth can be seen in the background.
    The Bubali Wetlands are an oasis between urban areas and high rise hotels.
    Juvenile Little Blue Heron at Bubali Wetlands (Egretta caerulea).
    Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)
    White Cheecked Pintails (Anas bahamensis)
    Black Skimmers
    Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus)
    Shorebirds
    Great White Egrets (Ardea alba)
    The Bubali Wetlands are an oasis between urban areas and high rise hotels.
    Salina Cerca
    Salina Cerca
    Salina Druif
    Salina Malmok
    Salina Malmok
    Salina Palm Beach

    Western Wetlands

    • Country: 
      Netherlands (Kingdom of the) (Aruba)
    • Designation date: 
      10-11-2023
    • Site number: 
      2528
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    392 ha
  2. Sasarawichi sand dunes
    The Tera Cora area has xeric landscapes and mudflats which transform yearly into a seasonal wetland. The name Tera Cora translates to Red Sand and refers to the icon red soil which covers the entire expanse.
    The roughed northwestern tip of Aruba.
    West Point and Arashi beach

    West Point

    • Country: 
      Netherlands (Kingdom of the) (Aruba)
    • Designation date: 
      10-11-2023
    • Site number: 
      2527
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    2,185 ha
  3. Rules and regulations at the entrance of one of the site's beaches.
    The site encompasses Aruba's largest stand of mangrove forest.
    The tangle of mangrove trees and branches protects the coast from extreme weather events.
    One of the islets that is part of a chain of islands in front of the coast.
    Elhorn coral) Acropora palmata)
    Honeycomb cowfish (Acanthostracion polygonius) in sea grass beds (Thalassia testudinum and Zyringodium filiforme).
    False killer-whale (Pseudorca crassidens).
    The Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) uses the site for refuge, birthing and nursery.
    The Rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis) uses the site for refuge, birthing and nursery.
    Several dolphin species, like Tursiops truncatus, can be observed close to the coast.

    South Coast

    • Country: 
      Netherlands (Kingdom of the) (Aruba)
    • Designation date: 
      10-11-2023
    • Site number: 
      2526
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    3,975 ha
  4. The San Nicolas Bay Reef islands in the back are breeding habitat for thousands of terns from 10 species.
    Brown Pelican at San Nicolas Bay
    One of the turtle nesting beaches in front and the harbour area at San Nicolas in the back.
    Caribbean Blue Tang (Acanthurus coeruleus) and Black sea rod (Plexaura homomalla).
    Queen conch (Strombus gigas)
    Cayenne tern (Thalasseus eurygnathus and Cabot's tern (Thalasseus acuflavidus).
    Cayenne tern (Thalasseus eurygnathus.
    Green turtle (Chelonia mydas).
    Fresh water pond Fontein.

    East Point

    • Country: 
      Netherlands (Kingdom of the) (Aruba)
    • Designation date: 
      10-11-2023
    • Site number: 
      2525
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    7,597 ha
  5. View across Sombrero Island showing Old industrial workings associated with past phosphate mining, - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Pools in craters caused by previous phosphate extraction, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Brown Noddy Anous stolidus on Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Endemic Sombrero Island Ground Lizard Ameiva corvina, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Endemic Sombrero Island Ground Lizard Ameiva corvina, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Brown Boobys Sula leucogaster on Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Masked Booby Sula dactylatra chick on Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Masked Booby Sula dactylatra on Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Pair of Masked Boobys Sula dactylatra chick on Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Probable Anguilla Anole Anolis gingivinus, Sombrero Island.  However DNA samples from Sombrero in the late 1990s showed Anoles on Sombrero to be quite different to those on Anguilla and St Martin: further samples might indicate endemism.
Note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    View across Sombrero Island showing old industrial workings associated with past phosphate mining, - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    View across Sombrero Island showing vegetation on old industrial workings associated with past phosphate mining, - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus,  Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    View across Sombrero Island showing vegetation on old industrial workings associated with past phosphate mining, - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    View across Sombrero Island showing vegetation on old industrial workings associated with past phosphate mining, - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Seabirds on telecommunications mast, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Old industrial equipment associated with past phosphate mining, note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus,  Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Old industrial workings associated with past phosphate mining, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Brown Booby Sula leucogaster on Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    View across old phosphate mining areas, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given
    Nest site of Brown Noddy Anous stolidus in shelter of rocks, Sombrero Island - note the date the photo was taken is unknown, not as given

    Sombrero Island Nature Reserve Marine Park

    • Country: 
      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Overseas territories)
    • Designation date: 
      22-05-2018
    • Site number: 
      2354
    • Published since: 
      0 year(s)
    1,051 ha
  6. Vallée de la Somme à l'aval d'Amiens
    Vallée de la Somme et canal entre Amiens et Abbeville
    Etangs de la Haute Somme depuis les hauteurs de Frise
    Belvédère de Frise au dessus des étangs de la Haute Somme
    Etangs et belvédère de Cléry/Somme

    Marais et tourbières des vallées de la Somme et de l’Avre

    • Country: 
      France
    • Designation date: 
      18-12-2017
    • Site number: 
      2322
    • Published since: 
      6 year(s)
    13,100 ha
  7. Ramsar logo

    Weserstaustufe Schlüsselburg

    • Country: 
      Germany
    • Designation date: 
      28-10-1983
    • Site number: 
      278
    • Published since: 
      32 year(s)
    1,600 ha

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