Bujaq Lagoon

Bujaq national park

About: Bujaq Lagoon

Bujaq national park is located in Gilan province and in the Astaneh Ashrafieh district. This park has an area of 3250 hectares and was preserved for the first time in 1998 for prohibition of hunting in this area. Currently, according to the directive 232 of June 12th, 2002, this park is considered as one of the national parks of the country.
Bujaq national park of Kianshahr is located in the free zone for its tourism and ecotourism usages. 
Some of the birds of this lagoon can be named: Great Cormorant, yellow legged gull, red tipped coot, Forest Finch, Great white Heron, green tipped coot, black headed coot, Little Heron, Solitary Sandpiper, cattle egret, Pied Wagtail, Robin, Western marsh harrier, Little Snipe, Common Snipe, Common reed bunting, Greater Scaup, Tufted duck, Coot, Gadwall, Little grebe, Little coot, Northern Pintail, Thrush nightingale, Kingfisher, Eurasian Wigeon, Common Pochard, Red-crested pochard, Little Mesophoyx, Water Pipit, Great Curlew, Northern shoveler, Northern Lapwing, Grayleg goose, Sanderling, red tipped coot, Eurasian teal, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Chiffchaff, and Wren.

General Specifications
Bujaq Lagoon
The average altitude of this area is 26 meters lower than sea level
Animal features
A total of 234 species of birds from 49 different families of which 12 are of the endangered species is observed.
Plant features
The number of plant species identified in this area are 248 species.
Protected area
Important parts to visit
Kianshahr forest park
Best time to visit
Day (month in solar Calender Late December and Early January)
Duration of visit
Atleast a few hours
Nearest tourist attractions
Kianshahr Forest Park, the 2,000 year old cedar tree of Harzevil
Access route
South of Kianshahr, Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh, Gilan, Iran
Network coverage
Advantage & Disadvantage of Bujaq Lagoon
Disadvantage of Bujaq Lagoon
  • Too much garbages and plastices.
  • Too many motorcycle and viechales in the park.
  • No sign to make it easy to recognize the area of the park.

Tourist attractions of Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh

Hotels of Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh

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