Dayet El Ferd

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC winter 1991 760 individuals A4i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 1995 2,500 individuals A4i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Dayet El Ferd Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,323 is identical to site 3,323

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dayet El Ferd. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.