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Jabal al-Bilas


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
Sand Partridge Ammoperdix heyi LC resident 1993 present B3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN resident 1993 present B2
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus LC resident 1993 present B2

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)
2014 high not assessed low
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 - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland -
Shrubland -
Desert -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jabal al-Bilas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2019.