Dayet El Ferd

Country/territory: Algeria

IBA criteria met: A4i (2001)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 3,323 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
This site, also known as Dayet El Ferd, lies south-east of the coastal town of Oran and just south of the town of Relizane, in the Monts des Beni-Chougran hills (part of the coastal Tell Atlas) at an altitude of about 700 m. There is no information available on the site’s habitats.

Key biodiversity
See Box for key species. There are recent records for both Tadorna ferruginea and Grus grus wintering in numbers exceeding IBA thresholds, but no further information is available. There were 300 Larus cachinnans wintering on the site in 1994.

Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dayet El Ferd. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.