Discover Djoudj National Park Senegal

Bird watchers will not miss Djoudj National Park, 40 miles away from Saint Louis. This wildlife sanctuary of almost 40,000 acres shelters numerous pelicans, but also crowned cranes, pink flamingos, storks and yellow wagtails.

  • Djoudj National Park, The fauna and flora, Senegal
    Djoudj National Park

    Entire colonies of pelicans, pink flamingoes, purple herons, egrets, and cormorants have chosen to make Djoudj National Park their home.

    MATTES Rene
  • Pink flamingos, Djoudj National Park, The fauna and flora, Senegal
    Pink flamingos

    Thousands of pink flamingos can be seen from October to April

    iStockphoto.com / FionaAyerst
  • Bird of prey in flight, Djoudj National Park, The fauna and flora, Senegal
    Bird of prey in flight

    Djoudj National Park is the world's third largest ornithological reserve.

    Sylvain Grandadam
  • A pelican family, Djoudj National Park, The fauna and flora, Senegal
    A pelican family

    More than 13,500 pelicans call Djoudj National Park home.

    iStockphoto.com / Yvan Tessier
  • A bird of prey on its perch, Djoudj National Park, The fauna and flora, Senegal
    A bird of prey on its perch

    More than 300 bird species have been counted in this genuine bird sanctuary.

    FX Gutton / EASYVOYAGE
  • Crocodile, Djoudj National Park, The fauna and flora, Senegal
    Crocodile

    Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Djoudj also plays host to families of crocodiles.

    FX Gutton / EASYVOYAGE
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