Category:Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

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Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary (PCWBS) is a 21.47-square-kilometre (8.29 sq mi) protected area in Tamil Nadu, South India along the Palk Straight where it meets the Bay of Bengal at Point Calimere at the southeastern tip of Nagapattinam District. The sanctuary was created in 1967 for conservation of the near threatened Blackbuck Antelope, an endangered endemic mammal species of India. It is famous for large congregations of waterbirds, especially Greater Flamingos. The 7-square-kilometre (2.7 sq mi) core area of this sanctuary has been proposed as a National Park. 10°18′36″N 79°51′36″E / 10.31°N 79.86°E / 10.31; 79.86

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