Bool and Hacks Lagoons

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Bool and Hacks Lagoons

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  • Area: 
    3,200 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    37°07'S 140°41'E
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Bool & Hacks Lagoons. 01/11/85; South Australia; 3,200 ha; 37°08'S 140°41'E. Game Reserve, Conservation Park. Lying in an ancient inter-dune drainage system, the lagoons are artificially manipulated for flood control. An important site for waterbirds; duck and swan numbers reach 15,000 and 55,000 individuals respectively. Numbers of two species of nesting ibises exceed 50,000. The reserve is open for shooting on a limited basis, depending on seasonal factors, but the use of lead shot is prohibited. Ramsar site no. 322. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
South Australia

  • National legal designation: 
    • conservation park - Hacks Lagoon
    • game reserve - Bool Lagoon
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