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Xe Pian National Protected Area, Laos
 
Location: Champasak and Attapeu, 2,400 sq km
Ecotourism Activities Available: Trekking, bird watching and elephant riding.
Official Website: www.xepian.org
Key Species: Tiger, banteng, irrawaddy dolphin, Asian elephant, gaur, sun bear, Asiatic black bear, yellow-checked crested gibbon. The Xe Pian-Dong Hua Sao NPA gibbon population is of major global conservation significance. Xe Pian has the highest number of birds recorded for any NPA. Seven of these species have not been recorded in any other protected area in Laos. Important species include the giant ibis, black ibis, sarus crane, white-winged duck and the white rumped, long billed and red headed vulture.
Habitat: Forest types include evergreen, mixed evergreen and deciduous. Terrain is hilly and low with extensive areas of flatlands in the east and south at an altitude of 150 – 300 m. The Xe Kong plains in the east are dissected by three main rivers – the Xe Pian, Xe Khampho and near the northern and eastern perimeters, the Xe Kong. It contains numerous mainly seasonal wetlands. Drainage is largely south to Cambodia and north to the northern wetlands. Access: The main access is by Road No. 13. South of Pakse at Km. 48, Route No. 6 heads east along the northern boundary of the NBCA, and then branches to several villages.
 
List of National Protected Area in Laos
 
  1. Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area
  2. Hin Namno National Protected Area
  3. Phou Xang Hae National Protected Area
  4. Dong Phou Viang National Protected Area
  5. Xe Bang Nouan National Protected Area
  6. Phou Xieng Thong National Protected Area
  7. Xe Xap National Protected Area
  8. Dong Hua Sao National Protected Area
  9. Xe Pian National Protected Area
  10. Dong Amphan National Protected Area
 
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