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The Montreux Record

2 July 2008 [latest change in the Record]


LIST OF WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE INCLUDED IN THE MONTREUX RECORD

LISTE DES ZONES HUMIDES D'IMPORTANCE INTERNATIONALE INCLUS DANS LE REGISTRE DE MONTREUX

LISTA DE HUMEDALES DE IMPORTANCIA INTERNACIONAL INCLUIDOS EN EL REGISTRO DE MONTREUX


Sites included in the Montreux Record, "a record of Ramsar sites where changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring or are likely to occur" maintained by the Secretariat in consultation with the Contracting Party concerned (Recommendation 4.8, 4th COP, Montreux, Switzerland).

Sites inclus dans le Registre de Montreux, «un registre des sites Ramsar dont les caractéristiques écologiques ont connu, connaissent ou sont susceptibles de connaître des modifications», tenu par le Secrétariat en consultation avec la Partie contractante concernée (Recommandation 4.8, 4e COP, Montreux, Suisse).

Sitios incluidos en el Registro de Montreux, "un Registro de los sitios Ramsar en los que se hubieran producido, se estuvieran produciendo o pudieran producirse modificaciones en las condiciones ecológicas" que lleva la Secretaría en consulta con cada una de las Partes Contratantes interesadas (Recomendación 4.8, 4a COP, Montreux, Suiza).


Montreux Record / Registre de Montreux / Registro de Montreux:

56 sites / sitios

List of sites removed from the Montreux Record

ALGERIA / ALGERIE / ARGELIA

ARGENTINA / ARGENTINE

AUSTRIA / AUTRICHE

BELGIUM / BELGIQUE / BELGICA

BULGARIA / BULGARIE

CHILE

COSTA RICA

CROATIA / CROATIE / CROACIA

CZECH REPUBLIC / REPUBLIQUE TCHEQUE / REPUBLICA CHECA

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO / RÉPUBLIQUE DÉMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO / REPÚBLICA DEMOCRÁTICA DEL CONGO

DENMARK / DANEMARK / DINAMARCA

EGYPT / EGYPTE / EGIPTO

GERMANY / ALLEMAGNE / ALEMANIA

GREECE / GRECE / GRECIA

GUATEMALA

INDIA / INDE

IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF) / IRAN (REPUBLIQUE ISLAMIQUE D') / IRAN (REPUBLICA ISLAMICA DEL)

ITALY / ITALIE / ITALIA

JORDAN / JORDANIE / JORDANIA

KYRGYZ REPUBLIC / RÉPUBLIQUE KIRGHIZE / REPÚBLICA KIRGUISA [note below]

MAURITANIA / MAURITANIE

NICARAGUA

SENEGAL

SOUTH AFRICA / AFRIQUE DU SUD / SUDAFRICA

SPAIN / ESPAGNE / ESPAÑA

TUNISIA / TUNISIE / TUNEZ

UGANDA / OUGANDA

UNITED KINGDOM / ROYAUME-UNI / REINO UNIDO

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ETATS-UNIS D'AMERIQUE / ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMERICA

URUGUAY

former USSR / ex-URSS / ex-URSS


Guidelines for operation of the Montreux Record
Principes opérationnels du Registre de Montreux
Lineamientos para el funcionamiento del Registro de Montreux
Montreux Record - Questionnaire
Registre de Montreux - Questionnaire
Registro de Montreux - Cuestionario
Montreux Record - Questionnaire (Word)
Registre de Montreux - Questionnaire (Word)
Registro de Montreux - Cuestionario (Word)

List of Ramsar sites removed from the Montreux Record

  1. Algeria, Lac Oubeïra, designated 04/11/83, 2,200 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 18/11/97
  2. Belgium, De Ijzerbroeken te Diksmuide en Lo-Renige, designated 04/03/86, 2,360 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed from Record 17/01/94, replaced on Record 17/05/99
  3. Bolivia, Laguna Colorada, designated 27/06/90, 5,240 ha, Montreux record 16/06/93, removed 07/08/96
  4. Czech Republic, Novozámecky a Brehynsky rybník (Novozámeckv/Brehynsky fishponds), designated 02/07/90, 923 ha, Montreux Record 18/09/94, removed 26/09/02
  5. Germany, Unterer Niederrhein, designated 28/10/83, 25,000 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 08/01/99
  6. Greece, Artificial Lake Kerkini, designated 21/08/75, 10,996 ha, Montreux Record 07/04/90, removed 18/05/99
  7. Greece, Evros delta, designated 21/08/75, 9,267 ha, Montreux Record 07/04/90, removed 18/05/99
  8. Greece, Lake Mikri Prespa, designated 21/08/75, 5,078 ha, Montreux Record 07/04/90, removed 18/05/99
  9. Iceland, Myvatn-Laxá (part), designated 02/12/77, 20,000 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 16/06/93
  10. Iceland, Thjörsárver, designated 20/03/90, 37,500 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 16/06/93
  11. India, Chilika Lake, designated 01/10/81, 116,500 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 11/11/02
  12. Italy, Laguna di Orbetello, designated 14/12/76, 887 ha, Montreux Record 31/12/93, removed 21/03/00
  13. Italy, Palude della Diaccia Botrona, designated 22/05/91, 2,500 ha, Montreux Record 31/12/93, removed 21/03/00
  14. Italy, Stagno di Molentargius, designated 14/12/76, 1,401 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 02/07/08 (PDF)
  15. Italy, Torre Guaceto, designated 21/07/81, 940 ha, Montreux Record 31/12/93, removed 21/03/00
  16. Mexico, Ría Lagartos, designated 04/07/86, 47,840 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 07/08/96
  17. Netherlands, Groote Peel, designated 23/05/80, 900 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 16/06/93
  18. South Africa, St. Lucia System, designated 02/10/86, 155,500 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 11/03/96
  19. Poland, Jezioro Siedmiu Wysp, designated 03/01/84, Suwalki, Olsztyn, 999 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 05/11/07 (PDF)
  20. Poland, Warta River Mouth (formerly Slonsk Reserve), designated 03/01/84, Gorzów, 4,235 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 05/11/07 (PDF)
  21. Trinidad and Tobago, Nariva Swamp, designated 21/12/92, 6,234 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 07/01/02
  22. Ukraine, Karkinitski & Dzharylgatska Bays, designated [23/11/95], 87,000 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 29/08/03
  23. Ukraine, Tendrivska Bay, designated [23/11/95], 38,000 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 29/08/03
  24. Ukraine, Yagorlytska Bay, designated [23/11/95], 34,000 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 29/08/03
  25. United Kingdom, Bridgend Flats, Islay, designated 14/07/88, 331 ha, Montreux Record 04/07/90, removed 09/11/91
  26. Venezuela, Cuare, designated 23/11/88, 9,968 ha, Montreux Record 16/06/93, removed 07/08/96

[note on Isyk-kul Lake: Issyk-kul Lake was designated for the Ramsar List by the former Soviet Union in 1976 and added to the Montreux Record in 1990. The site was designated in 2002 by the Kyrgyz Republic, and discussions are presently under way with Kyrgyz authorities about its present status vis-à-vis the Montreux Record.]


For further information, please contact the Ramsar Convention Secretariat, Rue Mauverney 28, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland (tel +41 22 999 0170, fax +41 22 999 0169, e-mail ). See also a descriptive analysis of the Montreux Record by Max Finlayson, 1996. Updated with every change in the Montreux Record, Dwight Peck, Ramsar.