Threats: A new asphalt road has been constructed half-way up the mountain on the eastern side. As a result ribbon-development has started with a few cafes and tea houses, mainly targeted at qat chewers from Sana’a. The location of one cafeteria is near the habitat of Arabian Accentor and other endemic birds. A large hotel is under construction.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kawkaban - Shibam. Downloaded from
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