Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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13o 41.00' West 9o 47.00' North
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Year of IBA assessment
Site description The site lies immediately to the north of the Conakry peninsula. The site spans part of the Baie de Sangaréya and the mouths of the Rio Konkouré and the Rio Bouramaya and includes 28,000 ha of mangroves, mudflats and sandbanks, as well as a small area of rice-fields. Kabitaï (IBA GN011) is only a few kilometres to the north.
Key Biodiversity See Box for key species. The mangroves provide nesting sites for several species of waterbird including Ardea goliath, Casmerodius albus, Scopus umbretta and Ciconia episcopus.
Non-bird biodiversity: Among mammals, Trichechus senegalensis (VU) is known to occur in the mangroves and the dolphin Tursiops truncatus (DD) has been recorded in the bay.