Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary
|Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Bogale Township, Ayeyarwady Division, Burma|
|Area||137 square kilometres (52.79 sq mi)|
|Official name||Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary|
|Designated||3 January 2017|
Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (Burmese: မိန်းမလှကျွန်း တောရိုင်းတိရစ္ဆာန် ဘေးမဲ့တော) is a wetland reserve in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta, located in Bogale Township, Ayeyarwady Division. It was established in 1986, is classified as a mangrove ecosystem reserve and occupies an area of 137 square kilometres (52.79 sq mi).
Mein-ma-hla means beautiful woman in Burmese.
Flora and fauna
- "Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- Wogan, G.O., Win, H., Thin, T., Lwin, K.S., Shein, A.K., Kyi, S.W. and Tun, H. (2003). A new species of Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from Myanmar (Burma), and redescription of the little known species Bufo stuarti Smith 1929. Proceedings California Academy of Science 54: 141−153.
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