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Tamri and Imsouane


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
Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita EN resident 2000 30 breeding pairs A1, A4i
Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans LC breeding 1999 present A3
Sardinian Warbler Curruca melanocephala LC resident 1999 present A3
Spectacled Warbler Curruca conspicillata LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotless Starling Sturnus unicolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1999 present A3
Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura LC resident 1999 present 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)
2001 medium not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve de Biosphère de l'Arganeraie (RBA) UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 2,369,038 protected area contains site 4,800
Embouchure de l'Oued Tamri Other Area 900 protected area contained by site 900

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tamri and Imsouane. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.