Bu Tinah

Country/territory: United Arab Emirates

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4, B3a, B3b (2017)
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Area: 1,000 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 low favourable high
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Site description
Well-vegetated, shelly shoals on coral platform, coral fringed, some mangrove, extensive seagrass beds and sheltered lagoon. Area includes part of Butinah island up to the sand-bar holding the Socotra Cormorant breeding colony; includes sea area also.

Data provided by Shahid Bashir Khan (EAD).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bu Tinah. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2022.