The Boeng Tonle Chhmar Wildlife Sanctuary is a secured territory of Cambodia on the edge of the Tonlé Sap lake. It is situated in Peam Bang Commune in Kampong Thom Province. The asylum was gazetted on 1 January 1999 and covers a zone of 28,000 hectares.
Boeng Tonle Chhmar is a state possessed asylum. The natural life haven comprises of a lake encompassed by overflowed woods on the north eastern side of the Tonle Sap lake. It contains zones of changeless vast water, an arrangement of little conduits and regions of overwhelmed woodland. In the wet season, Boeng Tonle Chhmar stops to be a discrete lake and turns out to be a piece of the abundantly augmented Tonle Sap. The asylum is a case of close common South Asian wetland. The range assumes a vital part in the hydrology and science of two noteworthy stream frameworks, the Stoung waterway and the Chikreng waterway. This territory is home countless plant, fish, warm blooded creature and waterbird species. A considerable lot of these are recorded as uncommon, powerless, or all around imperiled. The Tonle Sap lake and its encompassing biosphere assume a crucial part in the Cambodian economy and a few million rely on upon fish from the lake as a wellspring of protein. Boeng Tonle Chhmar is one of three Ramsar Convention destinations in Cambodia with the site number 997.
Boeng Tonle Chhmar and the associated stream framework are situated on the surge plain of the Tonle Sap. This surge plain thusly is a piece of the Mekong River Basin. The Boeng Chhmar territory is near the focal point of the lake and situated on the northern shore. Toward the south and the west, Boeng Chhmar joins the Tonle Sap lakeshore. While toward the north and the east the secured region joins with regions of floodplain timberland. The secured region exists in the regulatory limits of Peam Bang cooperative, Stoung District, Kampong Thom Province. The cooperative contains five drifting towns - Pov Veuy, Pechakrei, Peam Bang, Ba Lat and Doun Sdaeng which all lie in the region of the secured region.
Beong Chhmar is home to vital provinces of various comprehensively or territorially undermined winged animal species including the brahminy kite (Haliastur indus), painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala), dark necked stork, lesser aide, more prominent aide, spot-charged pelican, Indian cormorant and the Oriental darter.