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Madagascar: 30% of prey endemic ankoay located in the new protected area of Melaky region




The fisher eagle Ankoay (Haliaeetus vociferoides)
The fisher eagle Ankoay (Haliaeetus vociferoides)
About 30% of individuals belonging to the species of Eagle (Haliaeetus vociferoides), endemic bird of Madagascar, are located in the new protected area of Tsimembo-Manambolomaty located in Antsalova district in the heart of the Melaky region in the Northwest of the island.
 
The vast plain of Tsimembo spreads over 62.745 hectares and is located in the heart of three ecosystems where cohabit Lakes, mangroves and forests, according to the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar.
 
The site is classified under the international label RAMSAR (1) since 1999 and has been placed as a protected category V  "Paysage Harmonieux Protégé"  in 2008 by the UICN (2) area.
 
(1) Intergovernmental treaty adopted on 2 February 1971 in Ramsar in Iran.

The convention for the sustainable management of wetlands came into application in 1975. 159 countries have signed the convention.
 
(2) International union for the conservation of nature
 



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