Hormoz island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris NT resident 1977 1 breeding pairs B3
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii LC passage 1977 510 individuals B3
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi LC breeding 1977 present B3

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert -
Sea -
Coastline -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hormoz island. Downloaded from on 27/11/2020.