Seasonal WHS

WHS which need to be visited at a particular time of year either because the main stated OUV can only be seen/experienced at certain times or because climatic conditions/conservation requirements require the entire inscribed area to be closed at certain periods.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Kaziranga National Park The Park is closed from Mid April to Mid October due to monsoon rains during which the Brahmaputra breaks its banks.
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Only open November to April because of the monsoon
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve Butterflies are only present from November to March
Okavango Delta Highest water levels in most areas of the Delta .. occur after the rains, ..., typically from about May to August
Taos Pueblo Late winter to early Spring the Pueblo closes for about ten weeks. - Official Taos Pueblo website. This closure is due in part to both seasonal and resident accommodations.
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Whales are only present from Jan - mid March


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source