Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh

WWF Abstract

In this cradle of civilization, shallow freshwater lakes, swamps, and marshes are surrounded by desert. This is one of the most important wintering areas for migratory birds in Eurasia.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Countries:Iran, Iraq
Area:8,767,998 acres (3,548,283 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Hor al Hammar Marshes Protected Area
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder