Campaign For Saving Urmia Lake

Urmia Lake, planet’s third largest salt lake is shrinking. Lake’s surrounding is one the most beautiful and environmentally sensitive areas. Unfortunately neither the local authorities nor the international institutions have paid sufficient attention and care for saving the lake. Support to save the lake.

Flamingos at Lake Urmia

Flamingos at Lake Urmia

More than 211 species of birds such as flamingos, pelicans, spoonbills, and gulls, 41 species of reptiles, 7 species of amphibians, and 27 species of mammals such as yellow deer inhabit the lake.

The lake is marked by more than one hundred small rocky islands, which are stopover points in the migration of various birds. Flamingos are known to breed in large numbers at Lake Urmia as many as 25,000 breeding pairs.


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