Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

2578 WDPA ID
160.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Senegal


  • Original Name Parc national des oiseaux du Djoudj
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1981
  • Sublocation SN-SL
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (vii)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • Enhancing Our Heritage 2009
  • METT 2012
  • WH Outlook Report 2014


Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

Other Protected Areas & OECMs

View all


UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary from the World Database on Protected Areas, March 2023. Available at: