Saturday, May 14, 2016

SRI LANKA ~ Adam’s Bridge Marine National Park

...Fantastic new national Park for my collection...according to Ravindra is this the first of a series of 4 cards celebrating  the World Wetlands Day 2016...with great matching stamp...Thanks a lot for once more making my mailbox and me happy!! ♥‿♥

Adam's Bridge Marine National Park  is a national park surrounding Adam's Bridge (Rama's Bridge) in northern Sri Lanka. It became a national park on 22 June 2015 with an area of 18,990 ha.

Many migratory birds follow the Pamban Island-Adam's Bridge-Mannar Island route when flying to/from Sri Lanka.The sand dunes of Adam's Bridge are also used as breeding grounds by birds. Numerous varieties of fish and sea grasses thrive in the shallow waters Adam's Bridge. Sea life found around Adam's Bridge include dolphin, dugong and turtle.

The Caspian Tern is the largest tern in the world. Its large coral red bill makes it one of the most easily identified terns throughout its worldwide range.


World Wetlands Day
(Issued 02-02-2016)

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