Moneyingyi Wetland
ubein

Location

Located between 17° 34' N and 96° 35' E in Bago and Waw Townships of Bago Division

Area    

40 squares miles.

Year of Establishment

Established in 1986.

Access

70 miles from Yangon along the Yangon-Bago-Pyinpongyi Highway.

Objectives

  1. To conserve resident and migratory water birds and their habitats.
  2. To conduct scientific research on resident and migratory water birds in cooperation with international scientific organizations.
  3. To organize extension programmes to educate the public on the importance of wetland ecosystem and public participation in wetland conservation activities.

 

Forest / Vegetative Types

More then twenty species of aquatic grass and herb (Emergent macrophytes) including kaing grass and water are present in the sanctuary and Notsaba(Oxyza officinalis) grow particularly in shallow aera of the sanctuary. Especially Kaing grasslands are the most suitable breeding ground for water birds.

Wildlife

  1. Water bird species- (42)Nos
  2. Shore bird species - (33)Nos

According to the census conducted in January, 1998 it is noted that a total number of (4529) birds inhabited the Moeyingyi wetland wildlife sanctuary.

Conservation, Development and Research Programmes

  1. Conservation of water birds and their habitats.
  2. Conducting research on resident and migratory water birds in cooperation with international scientific organizations and conversation and management training courses.
  3. Implementation of wetland conservation and management programmes.
  4. Construction of basic infrastructure such as an information center, a rest house, a restaurant and two bird observation towers needed for the promotion of ecotourism and in joint-venture with a privately owned company, Shweyiwin Co.,Ltd, to promote ecotourism.

 

Opportunities for Study and Recreation

  1. Watching resident and migratory water birds and enjoyment of natural view near Yangon.
  2. Conducting research activities on wetland ecosystem.
  3. Study wetland environment by boat.
  4. Accommodation for 5 to 10 persons at a guest house.
  5. Nine boat-shaped timber houses accommodating two in each room.

 

 

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Useful Myanmar Phrases

Auspicious to you all
Mingalar Bad


How are you?
nei kaun: ye. la:


Good morning
mingala nan ne khin: ba


Good evening
kaun: tho: nya. nei khin: ba


Good night/Good Bye
thwa: bi


Thank you
kyei: zu: tin ba de


Thank you very much
kyei: zu: amya: gyi: tin ba de


I cannot speak Myanmar
Myanmar lo matat' bu:


Do you understand?
khamya: na: le tha la:


May I take a photograph?
da' poun yai' lo. ya. mala:


May I use the telephone?
te li hpon: thoun: lo. ya. ma. la:


Where is the restroom?
ein tha be ma shi. tha le:


How much?
be lau' le:


What's that?
e: da ba le:


Very expensive
zei: mya: de


See you again
noun gya. thei: da paw.


Please to meet you.
twei. ya. da wan: tha ba de


Good luck
kan kaun: ba zei


Sorry
sel' mashi ba ne.


Excuse me
thi: khan ba


It's all right.
ya ba de


Yes (Male)
hou' ke khin bya.


Yes (Female)
hou' ke shin.


No
hin. in:


Really?
da ge la:


It's impossible.
ma hpyi' nain bu:


Possibly
hpyi' nain ba de


I beg your pardon (Male)
khin mya (?)


I beg your pardon (Male)
Shin (?)


Can I help you?
ku nyi ba ya. zei


Help!
kegya. ba oun:


Beautifull
hla. lai' ta


I want...
...gyin de


Directions

I want to go...
... go thwa: gyin ba de


Where is...?
...be na: ma le:


Turn left
be be cho:


Turn right
nya be cho:


Straight ahead
te, de. thwa: ba


Stop here
dima ya' ba


Slow down
hpyei: byei:


Be careful
tha di: hta: ba


Be careful, don't drive too fast
tha di: hta: ba: phyie: byei: maun:


Turn back
pyan hie:


Turn back
pyan hie:


How much do I owe you?
be lau' kya. tha le:


Keep the change
maan: ne. daw


Places

Airport
lei zei


Bus Station
ba saka: hma' tain


Railway Station
buda youn


Hotel
hou te


Embassy
than youn:


Hospital
hsei: youn


Clinic
hsei: gan:


Police Station
ye: sa khan:


Post Office
sa dai


Market
zei:


River Boat jetty
thin: baw: zei'


Guest house
e. yei' tha


Restaurant
sa: thau' hsain


Travel Related Links

Association of Southeast Asia NationsASEAN
Association of Southeast Asia Nations
www.aseansec.org


Association of Southeast Asia NationsASEAN
Association of Sou<<4R543W90-=98theast Asia Nations
www.aseansec.org

Pacific Asia Travel AssociationPacific Asia Travel Association
http://www.pata.org/

Myanmar Hotelier Association
Myanmar Hotelier Association

http://www.myanmarhotelier.org



  MTFMyanmar Tourism Federation
  http://www.myanmar.travel/

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