Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Ousteri Lake, Pondicherry

This lake harbours several thousand water birds, many of which belong to rare and endangered category in the Redlist of IUCN. It has been recognized as Important Bird Areas (IBA) site by BNHS. The Asian Wetland Bureau (AWB) and IUCN have acknowledged Ousteri Lake as one of the important wetlands of Asia for waterfowl diversity.

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