Jazman (Zurbatia)

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus LC resident 2009-2011 300 breeding pairs A3
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius LC breeding 2009-2011 100 breeding pairs A3
Asian Houbara Chlamydotis macqueenii VU winter 2005-2011 frequent A1
Pallid Scops-owl Otus brucei LC resident 2009-2011 4 breeding pairs A3
Greater Hoopoe-lark Alaemon alaudipes LC resident 2009-2011 30 breeding pairs A3
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura LC resident 2009-2011 20 breeding pairs A3
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti LC resident 2009-2011 100 breeding pairs A3
Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha LC resident 2009-2011 10 breeding pairs A3
Pale Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta LC breeding 2009 1 breeding pairs A3
White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis LC resident 2009-2011 150 breeding pairs A3
Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus LC breeding 2005-2011 200 breeding pairs A3
Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta LC resident 2009-2011 8 breeding pairs A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 very high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) Not assessed Not assessed negligible
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Hot -
Shrubland Subtropical & tropical dry -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Canals, drainage channels & ditches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
energy production and mining -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jazman (Zurbatia). Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.