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

Calimere (ca); santuaire faunique et avaire de Point Calimere (fr); Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary (en); പോയിന്റ് കാലിമിയർ വന്യജീവി, പക്ഷിസങ്കേതം (ml); கோடியக்கரை காட்டுயிர் உய்விடம் (ta) Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary is a 21.47-square-kilometre (8.29 sq mi) protected area in Tamil Nadu, South India at Point Calimere. (en); aire protégée de l'Inde (fr)
Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary 
Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary is a 21.47-square-kilometre (8.29 sq mi) protected area in Tamil Nadu, South India at Point Calimere.
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Location Tamil Nadu, India
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IUCN protected areas category
  • IUCN category IV: Habitat/Species Management Area
10° 18′ 36″ N, 79° 51′ 36″ E
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