Elevation: 983-1,525 m
site comprises group of lakes called Khargal, located in the southeast of
Teshig sum and Olon Lakes, located in its west in the south of soum center.
There are about 20 lakes to each other and then connect to Eg River. The
biggest one, Khargal, located in the east of Teshig soum, is no outflow. Inlets
of the lakes are rich with aquatic plants. Reeds and rushes grow along lake
shores. There is large farm field near the lake. The major land use is
threatened bird species such as Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides), Pallas’s
Fish-eagle (Haliaeetus leucoryphus), Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila
heliacal), White-naped Crane (Grus vipio) and Great Bustard (Otis
tarda) occur at the site.
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula), Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides
virgo), Common Crane (Grus grus), Wild Duck (Anas
platyrhynchos) and Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna
ferruginea) gather here in flocks, exceeding 1% of their flyway
populations. Therefore, Green-winged Teal (A. crecca), Northern Lapwing
(Vanellus vanellus) and Common Crane (Grus grus) occur in vast
and fauna: Grey Wolf (Canis
lupus), Corsac Fox (Vulpes corsac), Red Fox (V. vulpes) and Tarbagan marmot (Marmota sibirica), listed in
Red Data Book of Mongolia, occur around the lake. The extremely rare, Acorus
colamus grows here.