WHS where significant numbers of migratory creatures may be viewed at the appropriate time of year.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Animal Migrations':
"W" National Park of Niger The Park has wetlands that lie under a major Palaeoarctic-Afrotropical flyway and between February and May over 20,000 aquatic birds congregate there. (UNEP-WCMC)Air and Ténéré The massif of the Aďr also constitutes a transit zone for a large number of afrotropical and palaearctic migratory birds. (unesco website)Banc d'Arguin Eastern Atlantic Migratory Flyway, BirdsCanadian Rocky Mountain Parks Central and Pacific Flyway (birds)Curonian Spit Birds migratory flyway from North Europe to the of South Europe. Rybatschi holds the oldest bird observatory in the world.Danube Delta The Delta is the major wetland on the flyway between central and eastern Europe and the Mediterranean and Middle East and Africa (birds)Djoudj Eastern Atlantic Migratory Flyway, BirdsDonana National Park Eastern Atlantic Migratory Flyway, BirdsDong Phayayen birds such as the spot-billed pelican and greater adjutant migrate through the parkFertö/Neusiedlersee The lake is an important resting place for migratory birdsIchkeul National Park Important stopping-over point for hundreds of thousands of migrating birds each yearJeju Seasonal Bird Migration "Many migratory birds come to Jeju Island because this island is in the courses of the migration of the birds." - Nomination FileKeoladeo National Park Thousands of rare and highly endangered birds such as the Siberian Crane come here during the winter seasonLake Turkana Migrant waterbirdsMonarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve ButterfliesPeninsula Valdes Elephant Seals and Southern Right WhalesPutorana Plateau "A major reindeer migration route crosses the property, which represents an exceptional, large-scale and increasingly rare natural phenomenon." (unesco website)Saloum Delta East Atlantic Flyway (birds)Saryarka Important stop-over points for migrating birds from Africa, Europe, and South Asia.Serengeti WildebeestSouthern Öland Southern Oland's Ottenby Bird Observatory (migrating birds)Srebarna Nature Reserve Bird migration route Tassili n'Ajjer The entire region is important for resting migratory Palaearctic birds. (UNEP-WCMC)Uvs Nuur Basin birdsWadden Sea East Atlantic Flyway, BirdsWaterton Glacier International Peace Park The Parks are on the margins of two major avian migratory routes, the Central and Pacific flyways and their marshes and lakes are much used as staging grounds. The bald eagle and migrant peregrine falcon pass through. (UNEP-WCMC)Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino El Vizcaino and Wrangel island are the northern and southern "ends" of the Grey whale migration Wrangel Island El Vizcaino and Wrangel island are the northern and southern "ends" of the Grey whale migration
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