Drigh Lake2

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Drigh Lake2

  • Country: 
    Pakistan
  • Site number: 
    100
  • Area: 
    164 ha
  • Designation date: 
    23-07-1976
  • Coordinates: 
    04°37'N 51°58'W
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Overview

Drigh Lake. 23/07/76; Sindh; 164 ha; 27°34'N 068°06'E. Wildlife Sanctuary. A small, slightly brackish lake with extensive reed marshes and rich aquatic vegetation situated in the Indus floodplain. An important breeding and wintering area for a wide variety of waterbirds, regularly supporting over 20,000 birds, mostly Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans, etc.), but including 5,000 roosting Black-crowned Night Heron. The surrounding plains are cultivated for rice production. Ramsar site no. 100.

Administrative region: 
Sindh Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • wildlife sanctuary
  • Last publication date: 
    14-07-2022

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