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The first terrestrial protected area in UAE which is a man-made inland wetland. It has attained importance as the one of few inland sites worldwide that have recorded successful breeding of Greater Flamingo over several successive years.
Data-sheet compiled by Shahid Bashir Khan, Dr Salim Javed, Shakeel Ahmed (EAD).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Al Wathba. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/al-wathba-iba-united-arab-emirates on 28/09/2023.