Jazy Game Reserve

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jazy Game Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Jazy Game Reserve
Map showing the location of Jazy Game Reserve
Jazy Game Reserve
Location  Kyrgyzstan
Nearest city Uzgen
Coordinates 40°46′N 73°26′E / 40.767°N 73.433°E / 40.767; 73.433Coordinates: 40°46′N 73°26′E / 40.767°N 73.433°E / 40.767; 73.433
Area 5000 hectares
Established 1975

Jazy Game Reserve is a reserve located in a flood plain of Jazy River of Osh Province of Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1975 to conserve flood plain reed-sandthorn brushwoods and wetlands, serving breeding areas for pheasant, and wintering ground for water-fowl birds. The reserve occupies 5,000 hectares.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ошская область:Энциклопедия [Encyclopedia of Osh Oblast] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1987. p. 445.