Alqurm Wa Lehfeiyah (Khor Kalba)

Country/territory: United Arab Emirates

IBA criteria met: A1, B1b, B2a, B3a (2017)
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Area: 1,607 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2017 medium favourable medium
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Site summary
The Alqurm Wa Lehhaffaiiah Protected Area is located on the east coast of the Sharjah Emirate within the United Arab Emirates. It adjoins the border with Oman and the town of Kalba.

Data-sheet compiled by: Brendan Whittington-Jones, John Pereira and Fatima Ahmed Hassan (EPAA).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alqurm Wa Lehfeiyah (Khor Kalba). Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.