Bung Khong Long Non-Hunting Area

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Bung Khong Long Non-Hunting Area

  • Country: 
    Thailand
  • Site number: 
    1098
  • Area: 
    2,214 ha
  • Designation date: 
    05-07-2001
  • Coordinates: 
    17°58'N 103°58'E
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Overview

Bung Khong Long Non-Hunting Area. 05/07/01; Nong Khai Province; 2,214 ha; 17°59'N 103°59'E. Non-Hunting Area. One of the largest lakes in northeastern Thailand along the Lao frontier, the site supports nationally vulnerable and endangered fish and birds and is important for some 33 species of wintering migratory waterbirds. It also qualifies under both of the Ramsar fish criteria, supporting a number of endemic species and acting as a vital food source and spawning ground for the important subsistence fishing industry. Ramsar site no. 1098. Most recent RIS information: 2001.

Administrative region: 
Nong Khai Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • Non-hunting area
  • Last publication date: 
    05-07-2001

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