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Fivebough and Tuckerbil Wetlands

Fivebough and Tuckerbil Wetlands are two wetland sites within the Riverina and Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, near Leeton in New South Wales, Australia. Both Fivebough and Tuckerbil sites form Crown reserve number 1030008 managed by NSW Department ...

Forrestdale and Thomsons Lakes Ramsar Site

The Forrestdale and Thomsons Lakes Ramsar Site comprises two separate nature reserves, totalling 754 ha in area, protecting two shallow fresh to brackish, seasonal lakes in a suburban and agricultural landscape in south-Western Australia. It lies ...

Forrestdale Lake

Forrestdale Lake Nature Reserve is a lake nature reserve around Forrestdale Lake in the City of Armadale, Western Australia, approximately 25 kilometres south of the central business district of Perth, the state capital, and on the southern fring ...

Lake McLarty

Lake McLarty is a 219-hectare freshwater lake and associated nature reserve on the Swan Coastal Plain of Western Australia. The lake is named after a prominent pioneering family which settled in the district in the early 1860s. It lies about 90 k ...

Lake Lorne

Lake Lorne, a small 12-hectare freshwater lake on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, is located immediately south-west of the township of Drysdale.

Roebuck Bay

Roebuck Bay is a bay on the coast of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Its entrance is bounded in the north by the town of Broome, and in the south by Bush Point and Sandy Point. It is named after HMS Roebuck, the ship captained by Willi ...

Spit Nature Conservation Reserve

The Spit Nature Conservation Reserve is a 300 ha nature reserve on the north-western shore of Port Phillip, a large bay in Victoria, Australia. It consists of public land set aside to conserve and protect species, communities, and habitats of ind ...

Thomsons Lake

Thomsons Lake Nature Reserve is a lake nature reserve around Thomsons Lake in the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, approximately 25 kilometres south of the central business district of Perth, the state capital, and on the southern fringes of ...

Nyord

Nyord is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, southeast of Zealand, just north of Mon island. Nyord covers an area of approximately 5 km², although only 1.2 km² is cultivatable moraine, while the remaining 4 km² is salt-meadow which is used for sum ...

Bakarpur

Bakarpur is a large village in Mohali district in the state of Punjab. Bakarpur had previously been shifted from Ambala district to Rupnagar district on formation of Haryana state on 1 November 1966. Further on formation of Mohali district it had ...

Sewri Flamingo Point Bombay

Sewri Flamingo Point Bombay, is a place near Sewri locality in Maharashtra state of India. Sewri Flamingo Point is at a distance of around one kilometre or walking distance of 20 minutes from the Sewri railway station. The point has large areas o ...

Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are sea cliffs located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They run for about 14 kilometres. At their southern end, they rise 120 metres above the Atlantic Ocean at Hags Head, and, 8 kilomet ...

Coole Park

Coole Park is a nature reserve of approximately 1.000 acres located a few miles west of Gort, County Galway, Ireland. It is managed by the Irish National Parks & Wildlife Service, part of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The pa ...

Dromore, County Clare

Dromore, County Clare is a rural townland in County Clare in the Republic of Ireland. It is located in the parish of Ruan and was formerly the location of Dromore House. Today, most of the townland is accounted for by Dromore Wood Nature Reserve. ...

Camp John Hay

Camp John Hay is a mixed-used development which serves as a tourist destination and forest watershed reservation in Baguio, Philippines which was formerly a military base of the United States Armed Forces.

La Mesa Ecopark

Covering an area of 33 hectares 82 acres the public park is located along the natural boundary of the La Mesa Watershed Reservation and its elevation is about 40 metres 130 ft below than the resorvoir. After years of neglect, the park underwent a ...

Olango Island Group

The Olango Island Group is a group of islands found in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines and is a part of Cebu Province. It comprises Olango island and 6 satellite islets namely: Sulpa, Gilutongan, Nalusuan, Caohagan, Pangan-an, and C ...

Rasa Island

Rasa Island is a flat coral island in the Sulu Sea just off the coast of the municipality of Narra in Palawan, Philippines. It is a shallow island surrounded by mangroves and tidal flats containing one of the countrys last remaining coastal fores ...

Corvo Island

Corvo Island), literally the Island of the Crow, is the smallest and the northernmost island of the Azores archipelago and the northernmost in Macaronesia, has a population of approximately 468 inhabitants constituting the smallest single municip ...

Boada de Campos

Boada de Campos is a municipality located in the province of Palencia, Castile and Leon, Spain. It is in the Tierra de Campos. According to the 2004 census INE, the municipality had a population of 22 inhabitants.

Salburua

Salburua is a wetland habitat on the eastern outskirts of the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque Country in Spain. The area, which is part of the city green belt, contains lakes, meadows and oak groves. It was drained in the 19th century to tr ...

Urdaibai estuary

The Urdaibai estuary is a natural region and a Biosphere Reserve of Biscay, Basque Country, Spain. It is also referred as Mundaka or Gernika estuary. Urdaibai is located on the Bay of Biscay coast, in the north of the Iberian Peninsula. Urdaibai ...

Arivaca Creek

Arivaca Creek is a small valley stream in southern Pima County, Arizona, that is approximately 5.5 miles long from its origin in Arivaca Valley to its confluence with the Brawley Wash stream system. As a seasonal stream, Arivaca Creek is perennia ...

Cape May

Cape May is a peninsula and island ; the southern tip of the island is the southernmost point of the U.S. state of New Jersey. The peninsula resides in Cape May County and runs southwards from the New Jersey mainland, separating Delaware Bay from ...

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park is an aesthetically designed park located along the Delaware River in the southernmost point of South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, comprising some 348 acres which includes a 146-acre golf course, about 125 acres of b ...

Georgias Colonial Coast Birding Trail

The Colonial Coast Birding Trail of Georgia is a wildlife trail that is not a really a "trail", but a series of 18 sites that have been chosen for their excellent birdwatching opportunities. There are documented sightings in Georgia of at least 4 ...

Great Florida Birding Trail

Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail is a 2.000 mile long collection of more than 500 locations in the U.S. state of Florida where the states bird habitats are protected. The trail promotes birdwatching, environmental education and ecotourism ...

Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail

The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail is a state-designated system of trails, bird sanctuaries, and nature preserves along the entire length of the Texas Gulf Coast in the United States. As the state of Texas hosts more bird species than any othe ...

Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge

The Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Refuge is located on the western shore of Oso Bay, on Ennis Joslin Road, near the Pharaoh Valley subdivision.

Hawk Ridge, Duluth

Hawk Ridge is a nature reserve and bird observatory renowned for its autumnal raptor migrations. The Audubon Society describes Hawk Ridge as "one of the premier sites in North America". P. B. Hofslund, one of the first ornithologists to conduct r ...

Heart of Texas Wildlife Trail

The Heart of Texas Wildlife Trail is a state-designated system of trails and wildlife sanctuaries in Central Texas in the United States. It is one of the four major wildlife trail systems designated by the State of Texas. The trail system is divi ...

Madera Canyon

Madera Canyon is a canyon in the northwestern face of the Santa Rita Mountains, twenty-five miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona. As part of the Coronado National Forest, Madera Canyon has campsites, picnic areas, and miles of hiking trails. The ca ...

Maple River State Game Area

The Maple River State Game Area is a protected state game area in the U.S. state of Michigan. Located in the central region of the Lower Peninsula, it encompasses approximately 9.252 acres in segmented portions within Clinton, Gratiot, and Ionia ...

Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay is a bay of the Pacific Ocean located on the coast of the U.S. state of California. The bay is south of the major cities of San Francisco and San Jose. The county-seat city of Santa Cruz is located at the north end of the bay. The ci ...

Point No Point

Point No Point is an outcropping of land on the northeast point of the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington, the United States. It was the location of the signing of the Point No Point Treaty and is the site of the Point No Point Light. It was named by ...

Seven Islands State Birding Park

Seven Islands State Birding Park is a state park in Knox County, Tennessee located east of Knoxville near Kodak along the French Broad River. The park was created for birdwatching. The diverse grassland landscapes and the river create a habitat f ...

Bald Head Island, North Carolina

Bald Head Island, historically Smith Island, is a village located on the east side of the Cape Fear River in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. Compared to the nearby city of Wilmington to the north, the village of Bald Head Island ...

Beaver River, New York

Beaver River is a hamlet that is six tenths of a mile square, at the east end of Stillwater Reservoir, in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The hamlet is surrounded by the Adirondack Park. The hamlet has a year-round p ...

Daufuskie Island

Daufuskie Island, located between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, is the southernmost inhabited sea island in South Carolina. It is 5 miles long by almost 2.5 miles wide – approximate surface area of 8 square miles. With over 3 miles of beachfro ...

Dewees Island

Dewees Island is a barrier island about 11 miles north of Charleston. The inlet between it and the Isle of Palms is shown on early maps as Spences Inlet, but is today called Dewees Inlet. The island is private, consisting only of residential prop ...

Fire Island

Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island, New York. Occasionally, the name is used to refer collectively to not only the central island, but also Long Beach Barrier Island, Jon ...

Isle Royale

Isle Royale is an island of the Great Lakes, located in the northwest of Lake Superior, in Laurentia. It is part of the U.S. state of Michigan. The island and the 450 surrounding smaller islands and waters make up Isle Royale National Park. Isle ...

Rock Island (Wisconsin)

Rock Island is a wooded island off the tip of Wisconsins Door Peninsula at the mouth of Green Bay, in Door County, Wisconsin. The 974.87-acre long and 1.1 miles wide) uninhabited island is almost entirely owned by the Wisconsin Department of Natu ...

Russell Island (Michigan)

Russell Island is a small private island in the St. Clair River in the U.S. state of Michigan between Algonac and Walpole Island, Ontario, Canada. It is immediately upriver from Sand Island which is itself immediately upriver from Harsens Island; ...

Santa Catalina Island (California)

Santa Catalina Island is a rocky island off the coast of Southern California in the Gulf of Santa Catalina. The island name is often shortened to Catalina Island or just Catalina. The island is 22 mi long and 8 mi across at its greatest width. Th ...

Smith Island, Maryland

Smith Island is an island on the Chesapeake Bay, on the border of Maryland and Virginia territorial waters in the United States. On its Maryland side, Smith Island is a census-designated place CDP in Somerset County. It is included in the Salisbu ...

Tangier, Virginia

Tangier is a town in Accomack County, Virginia, United States, on Tangier Island in Chesapeake Bay. The population was 727 at the 2010 census. Since 1850, the islands landmass has been reduced by 67%. Under the mid-range sea level rise scenario, ...

Bettmeralp

Bettmeralp is a municipality in the district of Raron in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On 1 January 2014 the former municipalities of Betten and Martisberg merged into the municipality of Bettmeralp. Before the merger, Bettmeralp was the n ...

Braunwald, Glarus

Braunwald is first mentioned in 1421 as Brunwald. There is evidence of summer occupation between the 12th and 15th centuries and, by 1725, a few families were living there year-round. A school was first held in 1841, and moved into its own buildi ...

Fiescheralp

Fiescheralp is a locality in the canton of Valais, Switzerland, situated above Fiesch at an elevation of 2.212 metres above sea level. It is the highest of the three car-free resorts lying on the southern slopes of the Eggishorn range, the two ot ...