Ramsar COP7 DOC. 20.1 Table 4

07/03/1999

 


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 Ramsar COP7 DOC. 20.1

Technical Session V:
The framework for regional and international cooperation regarding wetlands
Paper 1

Shared Wetlands and River Basins of the World


Table 4. Ramsar sites within international catchment basins

 

country

Ramsar site

area (ha)

within 10km of border?

river basin name

number of countries sharing basin

ROM

Danube Delta

647000

yes

Danube

17

AUT

Neusiedlersee, Seewinkel & Hanság

60000

yes

Danube

17

HUN

Lake Balaton

59800

Danube

17

HRV

Lonjsko Polje & Mokro Polje (incl. Krapje Djol)

50560

yes

Danube

17

AUT

Donau-March-Auen

38500

yes

Danube

17

UKR

Kyliiske Mouth

32800

Danube

17

HUN

Hortobágy

23121

Danube

17

UKR

Sasyk Lake

21000

Danube

17

UKR

Shagany-Alibei-Burnas Lakes System

19000

Danube

17

HRV

Kopacki Rit

17770

yes

Danube

17

YUG

Obedska Bara

17501

Danube

17

HUN

Gemenc

16873

Danube

17

HUN

Kis-Balaton

14745

Danube

17

SVK

Dunajské luhy (Danube flood plains)

14335

Danube

17

CZE

Mokrady dolního Podyjí (floodplain of lower Dyje River)

11500

yes

Danube

17

DEU

Chiemsee

8660

Danube

17

HUN

Lake Fertö

8432

yes

Danube

17

DEU

Donauauen & Donaumoos

8000

Danube

17

DEU

Ammersee

6517

Danube

17

UKR

Kugurlui Lake

6500

Danube

17

DEU

Starnberger See

5720

Danube

17

POL

Stawy Milickie Nature Reserve (Milicz fishponds)

5325

Danube

17

CZE

Litovelské Pomoraví

5122

Danube

17

HUN

Pusztaszer

5000

Danube

17

SVK

Moravské luhy (Morava flood plains)

4971

Danube

17

SVK

Latorica

4358

yes

Danube

17

HUN

Kiskunság

3903

Danube

17

HUN

Bodrogzug

3782

Danube

17

HUN

Lake Kolon at Izsák

2962

Danube

17

HUN

Biharugra Fishponds

2791

Danube

17

HUN

Mártély

2232

Danube

17

DEU

Unterer Inn, Haiming - Neuhaus

1955

yes

Danube

17

YUG

Stari Begej/Carska Bara Special Nature Reserve

1767

Danube

17

HUN

Rétszilas Fishponds

1508

Danube

17

HUN

Béda-Karapancsa

1150

Danube

17

CZE

Trebonská raseliniste (Trebon peatlands)

1080

yes

Danube

17

HUN

Ócsa

1078

Danube

17

AUT

Untere Lobau

1039

Danube

17

HUN

Velence - Dinnyés

965

Danube

17

DEU

Ismaninger Speichersee & Fischteichen

955

Danube

17

BGR

Srebarna

902

yes

Danube

17

AUT

Stauseen am Unteren Inn

870

yes

Danube

17

SVK

Orava River and its Tributaries

865

Danube

17

CZE

Lednické rybníky (Lednice fishponds)

650

yes

Danube

17

HRV

Crna Mlaka

625

Danube

17

YUG

Ludasko Lake

593

yes

Danube

17

SVK

Rudava River Valley

560

Danube

17

UKR

Kartal Lake

500

Danube

17

HUN

Kardoskút

488

Danube

17

HUN

Pacsmag Fishponds

485

Danube

17

SVK

Turiec Wetlands

467

Danube

17

SVK

Senné-rybníky (Senné fishponds)

442

Danube

17

SVK

Poiplie

411

Danube

17

HUN

Tata, Öreg-tó (Old Lake)

269

yes

Danube

17

HUN

Szaporca

257

yes

Danube

17

DEU

Lech - Donau - Winkel

239

Danube

17

AUT

Hörfeld-Moor

173

Danube

17

SVK

Parízské mociare (Pariz marshes)

141

Danube

17

SVK

Cicovské mrtve rameno (Cicov oxbow)

135

yes

Danube

17

AUT

Sablatnigmoor

100

Danube

17

AUT

Pürgschachen Moor

62

Danube

17

AUT

Rotmoos im Fuschertal

58

Danube

17

BFA

Parc National du W

235000

yes

Niger

10

NER

Parc National du W

220000

yes

Niger

10

MLI

Walado Debo/Lac Debo

103100

Niger

10

BFA

La Mare d'Oursi

45000

Niger

10

MLI

Séri

40000

Niger

10

MLI

Lac Horo

18900

Niger

10

UGA

Lake George

15000

Nile

9

ZAR

Parc national des Virunga

800000

Zaire

9

COG

Réserve Communautaire du Lac Télé/Likouala-aux-Herbes

438960

Zaire

9

ZMB

Bangaweulu Swamps: Chikuni

250000

Zaire

9

BWA

Okavango Delta System

6864000

Zambezi

8

MWI

Lake Chilwa

224800

Zambezi

8

ZMB

Kafue Flats: Lochinvar & Blue Lagoon

83000

Zambezi

8

PER

Pacaya Samiria

2080000

Amazon

7

BRA

Mamirauá

1124000

Amazon

7

PER

Reserva Nacional de Junín

53000

Amazon

7

PHL

Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary

5800

Amazon

7

ECU

Reserva Biológica Limoncocha

4613

Amazon

7

ARM

Lake Arpi

3139

yes

Kura - Araks

6

TCD

Lac Fitri

195000

Lake Chad

6

DEU

Unterer Niederrhein

25000

yes

Rhine

6

CHE

Rive sud du lac de Neuchâtel

3063

Rhine

6

AUT

Rheindelta Bodensee

1970

yes

Rhine

6

DEU

Bodensee: Wollmatinger Ried, Giehrenmoos & Mindelsee

1286

yes

Rhine

6

CHE

Baie du Fanel et Le Chablais

1155

Rhine

6

NLD

Naardermeer

752

Rhine

6

DEU

Rhein, Eltville - Bingen

475

Rhine

6

CHE

Lac artificiel de Klingnau

355

yes

Rhine

6

LUX

Haff Réimech

313

Rhine

6

CHE

Lac artificiel de Niederried

303

Rhine

6

CHE

Kaltbrunner Riet

150

Rhine

6

LIE

Ruggeller Riet

101

yes

Rhine

6

TGO

Parc national de la Keran

163400

yes

Volta

6

GHA

Songor Lagoon

28740

Volta

6

BFA

La Mare aux hippopotames

19200

Volta

6

IND

Loktak Lake

26600

Ganges-Brahmaputra

5

IND

Sambhar Lake

24000

Ganges-Brahmaputra

5

NPL

Koshi Tappu

17500

yes

Ganges-Brahmaputra

5

IND

Keoladeo National Park

2873

Ganges-Brahmaputra

5

DEU

Niederelbe, Barnkrug - Otterndorf

11760

Elbe

4

CZE

Trebonská rybníky (Trebon fishponds)

10165

yes

Elbe

4

DEU

Elbauen, Schnackenburg - Lauenburg

7560

Elbe

4

CZE

Sumavská raseliniste (Sumava peatlands)

6371

yes

Elbe

4

DEU

Niederung der Untere Havel/Gülper See

5792

Elbe

4

DEU

Helmestausee Berga-Kelbra

2790

Elbe

4

CZE

Novozámecky a Brehynsky rybník (Novozámeckv/Brehynsky fishponds)

923

Elbe

4

DEU

Mühlenberger Loch

675

Elbe

4

CZE

Libechovka and Psovka Brook

350

Elbe

4

CZE

Krkonoská raseliniste (Krkonose mountains mires)

230

yes

Elbe

4

PAK

Chashma Barrage

34099

Indus

4

IND

Wular Lake

18900

Indus

4

PAK

Kinjhar (Kalri) Lake

13468

Indus

4

PAK

Taunsa Barrage

6576

Indus

4

IND

Harike Lake

4100

Indus

4

PAK

Thanedar Wala

4047

Indus

4

PAK

Haleji Lake

1704

Indus

4

PAK

Uchhali Complex (including Khabbaki, Uchhali and Jahlar Lakes)

1243

Indus

4

PAK

Tanda Dam

405

Indus

4

PAK

Drigh Lake

164

Indus

4

ISR

Hula Nature Reserve

300

Jordan

4

ZAF

Nylsvley Nature Reserve

3970

Limpopo

4

FRA

Etangs de la Petite Woëvre

5300

Meuse

4

NLD

De Biesbosch (southern part)

1700

Meuse

4

NLD

Deurnese Peelgebieden

1450

Meuse

4

NLD

Groote Peel

900

Meuse

4

POL

Biebrza National Park

59233

Neman

4

LTU

Nemunas Delta

23950

yes

Neman

4

LTU

Cepkeliai

10590

yes

Neman

4

LTU

Zuvintas

7500

Neman

4

LTU

Viesvilé

3216

yes

Neman

4

GAB

Wongha-Wonghé

380000

Ogooue

4

NAM

Etosha Pan, Lake Oponono & Cuvelai drainage

600000

Okavango

4

ZAF

Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve

4754

Orange

4

ZAF

Barberspan

3118

Orange

4

ZAF

Blesbokspruit

1858

Orange

4

PRY

Río Negro

370000

Parana

4

BRA

Pantanal Matogrossense

135000

yes

Parana

4

ARG

Río Pilcomayo

55000

yes

Parana

4

PRY

Estero Milagro

25000

Parana

4

ARG

Laguna de los Pozuelos

16224

Parana

4

SEN

Djoudj

16000

yes

Senegal

4

MRT

Parc National du Diawling

15600

Senegal

4

GRC

Artificial lake Kerkini

10996

yes

Struma

4

UKR

Shatsk Lakes

32850

Vistula

4

SVK

Wetlands of Orava Basin

9264

Vistula

4

POL

Jezioro Karas

815

Vistula

4

POL

Jezioro Luknajno

710

Vistula

4

RUS

Lake Khanka

310000

yes

Amur

3

CHN

Zhalong

210000

Amur

3

MNG

Mongol Daguur (Mongolian Dauria)

210000

Amur

3

RUS

Torey Lakes

172500

yes

Amur

3

CHN

Xianghai

105467

Amur

3

RUS

Lake Udyl & the mouths of the Bichi, Bitki & Pilda Rivers

57600

Amur

3

RUS

Lake Bolon & the mouths of the Selgon & Simmi Rivers

53800

Amur

3

RUS

Zeya-Bureya Plains

31600

yes

Amur

3

RUS

Khingano-Arkharinskaya Lowland

0

yes

Amur

3

UKR

Prypiat River Floodplains

12000

Dnieper

3

UKR

Hamun-e-Puzak, south end

10000

Dnieper

3

GMB

Baobolon Wetland Reserve

20000

Gambia

3

IRN

Stokhid River Floodplains

10000

yes

Helmand

3

FIN

Koitilaiskaira

34400

Kemijoki

3

FIN

Martimoaapa - Lumiaapa

7400

Kemijoki

3

ZAF

Ndumo Game Reserve

10117

Maputo

3

GRC

Evros delta

9267

yes

Maritsa

3

RUS

Tobol-Ishim Forest-steppe

1217000

Ob

3

RUS

Lower Dvuobje

540000

Ob

3

RUS

Upper Dvuobje

470000

Ob

3

RUS

Chany Lakes

364848

Ob

3

RUS

Islands in Ob Estuary, Kara Sea

128000

Ob

3

RUS

Wetlands in the Lower Bagan area

26880

Ob

3

POL

Slowinski National Park

18247

Oder

3

DEU

Unteres Odertal, Schwedt

5400

yes

Oder

3

POL

Slonsk Reserve

4235

yes

Oder

3

CZE

Poodrí

1500

Oder

3

DEU

Peitzer Teichgebiet

1060

Oder

3

POL

Jezioro Siedmiu Wysp

999

yes

Oder

3

NLD

Oosterschelde & Markiezaatmeer

38000

yes

Schelde

3

NLD

Verdronken Land van Saeftinge

3500

yes

Schelde

3

BEL

Kalmthoutse Heide

2200

yes

Schelde

3

BEL

Marais d'Harchies

525

yes

Schelde

3

BEL

Schorren van de Beneden Schelde

420

yes

Schelde

3

BOL

Lago Titicaca (Sector Boliviano)

800000

Titicaca

3

PER

Lago Titicaca (Peruvian sector)

460000

Titicaca

3

LVA

Teicu un Pelecares bogs

24000

W. Dvina

3

IRN

Miankaleh Peninsula, Gorgan Bay & Lapoo-Zaghmarz Ab-bandan

100000

Atrek

2

IRN

Alagol, Ulmagol & Ajigol Lakes

1400

yes

Atrek

2

GBR

Upper Lough Erne

5818

Bann

2

MEX

Humedales del Delta del Rio Colorado

250000

Colorado

2

CAN

Creston Valley

6970

Columbia

2

USA

Connecticut River Estuary & Tidal Wetlands Complex

6484

Connecticut

2

GNB

Lagoa de Cufada

39098

Corubal

2

UKR

Dniester-Turunchuk Crossrivers Area

76000

Dniester

2

UKR

Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve

26000

Dniester

2

UKR

Northern Part of the Dniester Liman

20000

Dniester

2

RUS

Veselovskoye Reservoir

309000

Don

2

RUS

Lake Manych-Gudilo

112600

Don

2

ESP

Laguna de Villafáfila

2854

Douro-Duero

2

YUG

Skadarsko Jezero

20000

Drin

2

IRL

Pettigo Plateau

900

yes

Foyle

2

PRT

Ria Formosa

16000

Guadiana

2

ESP

Embalse de Orellana

5500

Guadiana

2

ESP

Las Tablas de Daimiel

1928

Guadiana

2

ESP

Laguna de Manjavacas

231

Guadiana

2

ESP

Lagunas de Alcázar de San Juan

160

Guadiana

2

ESP

Laguna del Prado

52

Guadiana

2

ESP

Laguna de la Vega (o del Pueblo)

34

Guadiana

2

KOR

The High Moor, Yongneup of Mt. Daeam

106

Han

2

IDN

Danau Sentarum

80000

Kapuas

2

SWE

Hornborgasjön

6370

Klaralven

2

SWE

Dättern

3920

Klaralven

2

FRA

Basse-Mana

59000

Maroni

2

USA

Cache River - Cypress Creek Wetlands

24281

Mississippi

2

USA

Horicon Marsh

12912

Mississippi

2

USA

Catahoula Lake

12150

Mississippi

2

USA

Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge

8700

Mississippi

2

USA

Cheyenne Bottoms State Game Area

8036

Mississippi

2

USA

Caddo Lake

3237

Mississippi

2

TGO

Reserve de faune de Togodo

31000

yes

Mono

2

ESP

Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

4784

Muga

2

RUS

Pskovsko-Chudskaya Lowland

93600

yes

Narva

2

RUS

Kurgalsky Peninsula

65000

yes

Narva

2

EST

Emajõe Suursoo Mire and Piirissaar Island

32600

yes

Narva

2

EST

Tyligulskyi Liman

26000

Narva

2

EST

Muraka Nature Reserve

12400

Narva

2

EST

Endla Nature Reserve

8050

Narva

2

ARG

Laguna Blanca

11250

Negro

2

ITA

Mer Bleue Conservation Area

3100

Po

2

ITA

Pian di Spagna - Lago di Mezzola

1740

Po

2

ITA

Valle di Gorino

1330

Po

2

ITA

Valli del Mincio

1081

Po

2

CHE

Bolle di Magadino

661

yes

Po

2

ITA

Palude Brabbia

459

Po

2

ITA

Torbiere d'Iseo

324

Po

2

ITA

Isola Boscone

201

Po

2

ITA

Palude di Ostiglia

123

Po

2

ITA

Lago di Tovel

37

Po

2

FRA

Camargue

85000

Rhone

2

FRA

La Petite Camargue

37000

Rhone

2

FRA

Rives du Lac Léman

3335

yes

Rhone

2

CHE

Rade de Genève et Rhône en aval de Genève

1032

yes

Rhone

2

CHE

Les Grangettes

330

yes

Rhone

2

MEX

Cuatrociénegas

150000

Rio Grande (US/MEX)

2

CRI

Caño Negro

9969

San Juan

2

CAN

Quill Lakes

63500

Saskatchewan-Nelson

2

CAN

Delta Marsh

23000

Saskatchewan-Nelson

2

CAN

Beaverhill Lake

18050

Saskatchewan-Nelson

2

CAN

Last Mountain Lake

15602

Saskatchewan-Nelson

2

CAN

Oak Hammock Marsh

3600

Saskatchewan-Nelson

2

CAN

Long Point

13730

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

Lac Saint-Pierre

11952

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

Minesing Swamp

6000

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

Valle Bertuzzi

3100

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

Lac Saint-François

2214

yes

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

Matchedash Bay Provincial Wildlife Area

1840

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

Point Pelee

1564

St. Lawrence

2

CAN

St. Clair

244

St. Lawrence

2

PRT

Estuário do Tejo

14563

Tagus

2

PRT

Paúl de Boquilobo

529

Tagus

2

KGZ

Issyk-kul Lake

629800

Tarim (Yarkand)

2

SWE

Tavvavuoma

28700

Tornio

2

GTM

Laguna del Tigre

48372

Usumacinta

2

GRC

Axios, Loudias, Aliakmon delta

11808

Vardar

2

RUS

Brekhovsky Islands in the Yenisei estuary

0

Yenisey

2

CAN

Old Crow Flats

617000

Yukon

2

PER

Santuario Nacional Los Manglares de Tumbes

2972

Zarumilla

2

Note. This table lists Ramsar sites situated within our sample dataset of 152 international catchment basins. They are ordered first by number of countries sharing the basin, then by basin, then by area.

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