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Wadi Hajar


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

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 A3, B3
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii LC resident 1993 present A3
Nubian Nightjar Caprimulgus nubicus LC resident 1993 5 breeding pairs B2
Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus LC resident 1993 present B2
Pale Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta LC resident 1993 - A3
Arabian Warbler Curruca leucomelaena LC resident 1993 present A3, B3
Blackstart Oenanthe melanura LC resident 1993 present A3

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 negligible
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
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Not assessed negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
Introduced vegetation -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wadi Hajar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2022.