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Parishan

General Information

Description
Country Iran
Latitude 29° 30' 0" (29.5000)
Longitude 52° 0' 0" (52.0000)

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Brackish
Permanent
Natural

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Parishan & Dasht-e-Arjan
Ramsar Designations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Species of Concern Lake Parishan and surrounding wetlands support five species of threatened birds: Pelecanus crispus, Marmaronetta angustirostris, Aythya nyroca, Oxyura leucocephala and Aquila heliaca.

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
Parishan & Dasht-e-Arjan Ramsar Fact Sheet
UNESCO MAB Biosphere Reserve

News

12/22/1999 - Migratory birds return to Parishan Lake

Additional Data Sources

Duker, L. and L. Borre. 2001. Biodiversity conservation of the world's lakes: a preliminary framework for identifying priorities. LakeNet Report Series Number 2. Annapolis, Maryland USA.

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