Chabahar

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

Lipar or the Pink Lagoon is a 13-kilometer wetland located 5 kilometers from Chabahar on the road to Gwadar. In late winter and early spring as well as end of summer and early fall visitors can witness the red tide phenomenon at this wetland. Lipar Wetland is a great bird watching destination and is home to the coot, flamingo, grebe, great egret, grey heron, purple swamphen, sandgrouse, see-see partridge, grey francolin, tawny eagle, Eurasian teal and kestrel. Lipar wetland is also home to the endangered marbled duck.

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

The pink wetland of Lipar is located just 200 meters from the northern edge of the Sea of Oman and south of a namesake village in Chabahar, in Sistan and Baluchistan province.

 

The wetland is one of the alluring natural attractions of the area where those who are fond of the marine environment can catch a glimpse of beautiful scenery. What stands out about the wetland, which sits on the edge of Lipar’s seasonal lagoon 20 kilometers to the east of Chabahar, is its water which looks pink.

 

This body of water which is 10 hectares in area accounts for 90 percent of herbal planktons in the region and is home to a large number of species, flora and fauna.

 

 

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)
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Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

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Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

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Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

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Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

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Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

Lipar Wetland (pink wetland)

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