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Al-Jahra Pool Nature Reserve


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
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU passage 1993 14 individuals A1, B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage 1993 28 individuals A1, B2
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1993 2,000-3,000 individuals 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Al-Kuwaisat (Al-Jahra) Natural Reserve محمية الطبيعية 1,980 protected area contains site 250

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Al-Jahra Pool Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.