N. Bodulhaimendhoo

Noonu (N)

WDPA ID

555697571

Total Area

320.00 ha


Status
Designated
Contact Number

Not listed.

N. Bodulhaimendhoo is 40-hectare uninhabited island on the southern-most edge of N Atoll. The island is unique in its formation in that the middle of the island is in the form of a bay which is surrounded wetlands. These wetland areas are covered by different types of trees that usually grow in such environments. Bodulhaimendhoo has unique natural and environmental features and is rich with diverse species of animals. An example of the natural diversity on this island can be seen from its lush vegetation. Additionally, this island has fertile soil which contributes to the rich greenery. The mangrove and wetland on this island also add to the natural and environmental features that make this island so exceptional. The distinctive characteristics of this island can be categorized into four: the reef surrounding the island, the mangroves, wetland areas, and the beach where turtles nest.

Attributes

Protected Area Category
  • Category 2 - Strict Nature Reserve
Date of Protection:
16 June 2019

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Activities
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