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Raydah escarpment


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
Philby's Partridge Alectoris philbyi LC resident 1992-1995 6-50 breeding pairs A2, A3, B3
Arabian Partridge Alectoris melanocephala LC resident 1992-1995 51-500 breeding pairs A3, B3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC breeding 1992-1995 51-500 breeding pairs A3
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus LC resident 1992-1995 6-50 breeding pairs A3, B2
Arabian Woodpecker Dendropicos dorae NT resident 1992-1995 1-5 breeding pairs A1, A3, B2
Asir Magpie Pica asirensis EN resident 1992-1995 1-5 breeding pairs B3
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens LC resident 1992-1995 500 breeding pairs A3
Yemen Warbler Sylvia buryi NT resident 1992-1995 51-500 breeding pairs A1, A2, A3, B2
Tristram's Starling Onychognathus tristramii LC resident 1992-1995 6-50 breeding pairs A3
Yemen Thrush Turdus menachensis NT resident 1992-1995 51-500 breeding pairs A1, A2, A3, B2
Little Rock-thrush Monticola rufocinereus LC resident 1992-1995 51-500 breeding pairs A3
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens LC resident 1992-1995 6-50 breeding pairs A3
Arabian Waxbill Estrilda rufibarba LC resident 1992-1995 6-50 breeding pairs A2, A3, B3
Arabian Serin Crithagra rothschildi LC resident 1992-1995 51-500 breeding pairs A3, B3
Yemen Serin Crithagra menachensis LC resident 1992-1995 6-50 breeding pairs A2, A3, B3
Yemen Linnet Linaria yemenensis LC resident 1992-1995 500 breeding pairs A2, A3, 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 low not assessed medium
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
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Not assessed medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Raydah محمية طبيعية 933 protected area contained by site 900
‘Asir National Park متنزه وطني 649,070 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater springs & oases, Seasonal/intermittent/irregular river/stream/creek -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Raydah escarpment. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2020.