Wadi El Natrun

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius LC resident - 50-100 breeding pairs A4i
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius LC winter - 45 individuals A4i
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC winter - 1,120 individuals A4i
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus LC breeding - 150 breeding pairs A4i

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wadi El Natrun. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.