Ahvaz, Feb 2, IRNA – Today is named as World Wetland Day. With its large international wetlands, Khuzestan Province of Iran is famous for having wetlands, international habitat for migratory birds.
Hoor al-Azim was registered as a world heritage site in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2016.
Hoor al-Azim is the last remnant of a set of lakes and lagoons in Khuzestan Province, southwestern Iran. One-third of the lagoon is located in Iran and the rest is in Iraq.
The lagoon is habitat for Eurasian teal, mallard, common pochard and tufted duck.
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