Banc d'Arguin National Park

Fishing boats at Banc d'Arguin

Banc d'Arguin National Park is in Coastal Mauritania, south of Nouadhibou. It's inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.


Flora and fauna

The park is a breeding site for many different species of migratory birds, including flamingos, pelicans, terns and sandpipers. Millions of shorebirds from northern Europe stay here during the Northern Hemisphere winter.

Get in

Banc d'Arguin stretches along the Atlantic coast between Nouakchott and Nouadhibou.

Get around

Map of the park

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