Haleji Lake

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Haleji Lake

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  • Area: 
    1,704 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    24°47'N 67°46'E
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Haleji Lake. 23/07/76; Sindh; 1,704 ha; 24°47'N 067°46'E. Wildlife Sanctuary. An artificial freshwater lake with fluctuating water levels, fringed by brackish seepage lagoons and supporting abundant aquatic vegetation. One of the most important breeding, staging and wintering areas for waterbirds in southern Pakistan, supporting between 50,000 and 100,000 birds annually, including Dalmatian Pelican, European Wigeon and Black Coot. Thousands of Black-crowned Night Heron roost in the area. Ramsar site no. 101.

Administrative region: 
Sindh Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • wildlife sanctuary
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