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A large island in the Gulf of Aden to the west of Socotra, c.32 km long, less than 5 km wide and rising to c.570 m, with c.90 km of shoreline.
See table for key species. There are unspecified seabirds, probably breeding. It is said that the island is visited by many small birds on summer migration from May to August.
Non-bird biodiversity: Reptiles: Hemidactylus forbesii, H. oxyrhinus, Pristurus abdelkuri (all endemic). Flora: there are at least ten endemic species.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abd al-Kuri (Socotra). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.