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Jezre'el, Harod and Bet She'an valleys


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
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus LC resident 1991 present B2
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN winter 1991 500-600 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris VU resident 1991 4 individuals B2
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT resident 1991 9 breeding pairs B1i, B2
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1991 20 individuals B2
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1991 8,000-12,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1991 3,000-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC winter 1991 250 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1991 1,000-1,250 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 1991 1,700 individuals A4i, B1i
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC passage 1991 2,000-3,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC winter 1991 150-600 individuals A4i, B1i
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 1991 120,000-150,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1991 250-400 individuals A4i, B1i
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC winter 1991 400 individuals B1i
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC resident 1991 450-550 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC winter 1991 2,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis LC resident 1991 400-500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea LC passage 1991 800-1,000 individuals B1i
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea LC winter 1991 1,000-1,200 individuals B1i
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC passage 1991 250-300 individuals B1i
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1991 500-600 individuals B1i
Egretta garzetta NR breeding 1991 350-500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Egretta garzetta NR winter 1991 2,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC passage 1991 35,000-40,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC winter 1991 1,000-1,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC resident 1991 1-50 breeding pairs A1, B2
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1991 1,600-1,750 individuals A4i, B1i
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT winter 1991 3,000-4,000 individuals B1i
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR winter 1991 3-8 individuals A1, A4i, B2
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni NT passage 1991 200-300 individuals A1, B2
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC passage 1991 50,000-75,000 individuals B2
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 1992 19 individuals A1, B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU passage 1991 1-15 individuals A1, B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 1991 2-5 individuals B2
Aquila pomarina NR passage 1991 35,000-70,000 individuals B2
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes LC passage 1991 15,000-28,000 individuals B2
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC winter 1991 9 individuals A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 1991 20 individuals A1, B2
Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus LC resident 1991 20-45 breeding pairs B3
Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus LC winter 1991 250-300 individuals B3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1991 20,000 individuals A4iii
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1991 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iv, B1iv

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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jezre'el, Harod and Bet She'an valleys. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2020.