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Offshore island at the border with Qatar having limited naval personnel station permanently. Only a portion of the islands is built up whereas major proportion of the island is safe for breeding birds.
Very important island for breeding Socotra Cormorant, Sooty Gull and Osprey in winter. Large number of Lesser-crested Terns, Bridled terns and White-cheeked Terns breed in summer. It is also very important for migrating birds that use the island for rest and to refuel.
Data-sheet compiled by: Shahid Bashir Khan; Dr Salim Javed; Shakeel Ahmed (EAD).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dayyinah Island (Diynah). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.