Wadi Merkoh (Socotra)


Year of compilation: 1994

Site description
Key biodiversity
Important for Odonata.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats: road construction could fragment the site.

Habitat and land use
Habitat: Palm-fringed wadi running through rocky valley with semi-evergreen trees plus scattered Jatropha, Zizziphus, Tamarix and Croton, dense in places; stony hillsides with sparse dwarf Croton and patches of Jatropha.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wadi Merkoh (Socotra). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/03/2020.