Al-Habrow al-Arabi

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
Arabian Partridge Alectoris melanocephala LC resident 1993 present B3
Sand Partridge Ammoperdix heyi LC resident 1993 abundant B3
African Collared-dove Streptopelia roseogrisea LC resident 1993 present A3
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs NT non-breeding 1990 5 individuals B2
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN resident 1993 uncommon B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 1993 2 individuals B2
Arabian Warbler Curruca leucomelaena LC resident 1993 present B3
Black Scrub-robin Cercotrichas podobe LC resident 1993 present A3
Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus LC winter 1993 30 individuals B3
Nile Valley Sunbird Hedydipna metallica LC resident 1993 present A3
Arabian Golden Sparrow Passer euchlorus LC resident 1993 common A3, 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high 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
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Savanna -
Shrubland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Al-Habrow al-Arabi. Downloaded from on 06/10/2022.