Complexe des zones humides de Barrage Ghdir El Goulla et Barrage El Mornaguia

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Complexe des zones humides de Barrage Ghdir El Goulla et Barrage El Mornaguia

  • Country: 
    Tunisia
  • Site number: 
    2101
  • Area: 
    273 ha
  • Designation date: 
    02-02-2013
  • Coordinates: 
    36°47'N 10°02'E
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Complexe des zones humides de Barrage Ghdir El Goulla et Barrage El Mornaguia (Al Mornaguia). 02/02/2013; Ariana; 273 ha; 36°46'42"N 010°02'16"E. Important Bird Area (Part). Fresh water storage areas constructed for potable water supply and irrigation, providing nesting grounds for several waterbirds and a wintering ground for migrating species, including the Eurasian Wigeon (Anas Penelope), the IUCN red-listed Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta angustirostris) and White-Headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala) - up to 73 individuals, representing 14 % of the species population in the West Palearctic biogeographic realm. Different fish species have been identified and the vegetation is essentially Juncus sp, Tamarix gallica and Phragmites australis. Ramsar site no. 2101. Most recent RIS information 2013.

Administrative region: 
Ariana

  • National legal designation: 
    • Réserve de chasse
  • Last publication date: 
    02-02-2013

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