Inagua National Park

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Inagua National Park

  • Country: 
    Bahamas
  • Site number: 
    892
  • Area: 
    32,600 ha
  • Designation date: 
    07-02-1997
  • Coordinates: 
    21°05'N 73°20'W
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Overview

Inagua National Park. 07/02/97; Great Inagua Island; 32,600 ha; 21°05'N 073°20'W. National Park. A permanent lake with scattered islands, a saline lagoon, extensive saltmarshes, dense mangroves, and permanent, brackish marsh. An important area for breeding, passage and wintering for numerous species of waterbirds and particularly important for its breeding colony of over 40,000 Caribbean flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber). The site supports several species of endangered, rare and endemic reptiles and birds. Ramsar site no. 892. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Great Inagua Island

  • National legal designation: 
    • national park
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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