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Al-Fazzah


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
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC passage 1993 min 500 individuals B1i
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus LC non-breeding 1993 min 35 individuals A1, B2
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa LC passage 1993 min 100 individuals 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


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
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of ground water (agricultural use) happening now 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)
Sea -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Desert -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Al-Fazzah. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/10/2022.