Lake Bisina

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Lake Bisina
Coordinates 1°36′28″N 33°57′43″E / 1.60778°N 33.96194°E / 1.60778; 33.96194Coordinates: 1°36′28″N 33°57′43″E / 1.60778°N 33.96194°E / 1.60778; 33.96194
Primary inflows Lake Opeta
Primary outflows Lake Kyoga
Basin countries Uganda
Settlements Mbale
Official name Lake Bisina Wetland System
Designated 15 September 2006
Reference no. 1633[1]

Lake Bisina is a freshwater lake in eastern Uganda. It is also known as Lake Salisbury. It is connected upstream via a wetland to Lake Opeta and drains into Lake Kyoga.

Conservation[edit]

Lake Bisina is one of Uganda's 33 Important Bird Areas and since 2006 a Ramsar-listed wetland of international importance.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Bisina Wetland System". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018. 
  2. ^ Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. "The Annotated Ramsar List: Uganda". Archived from the original on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2012.