Bab al-Mandab - Mawza

Country/territory: Yemen

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, A4iv, B1ii, B1iv, B2 (1994)
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Area: 5,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high not assessed negligible
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Key biodiversity
The coastal wetlands hold many waterbirds and a full survey is recommended

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bab al-Mandab - Mawza. Downloaded from on 20/10/2020.