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