Thousands of birds populate Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, a World Heritage Site wetland on the Senegal River delta. A wintering area for birds migrating from the Sahara, the park protects African spoonbills, purple herons, white pelicans, great egrets, and cormorants. You can take a guided boat tour to learn about the sanctuary's conservation efforts and get some up-close views of other animals residing here, which include jackals, warthogs, crocodiles, gazelles, and manatees. The sanctuary covers some 16,000 hectares (39,537 acres) and includes a large lake. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary by using our Saint-Louis trip itinerary planning site .
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Une très jolie promenade au barque au milieu des oiseaux aquatiques, et des phacochères. Faites l'effort d'arriver de bonne heure (avant 10 h) il y a moins de monde et il ne fait pas trop chaud more »A very nice walk to the boat amidst the waterfowl, and Warthogs. Make the effort to arrive early (before 10 am) there are fewer people and it is not too hot
Una meraviglia della natura. Spettacolare parco ornitologico. Non sono particolarmente affezionata agli uccelli, ma in questo parco sono rimasta affascinata dalla maestosità dei volatili. Esperienza d... more »A marvel of nature. Spectacular Ornithological Park. I am not particularly fond of birds, but in this park I was fascinated by the majestic birds. Experience to do absolutely! Last thing: sunscreen, hair and sunglasses are indispensable. More than two hours under the African sun can be tiring.
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