Di-Ishal foothills, Socotra

Country/territory: Yemen

IBA Criteria met: A2, B3 (1994)
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Area: 1,500 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 low not assessed negligible
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Site description
Foothills at 400-500 m in eastern Socotra.

Key biodiversity
See table for key species. Also present are Otus scops socotranus, Eremopterix nigriceps forbeswatsoni, Zosterops abyssinicus socotrana and Onychognathus blythii; Pterocles lichtensteinii occurs at a good density.

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Data-sheet compiled by Francine Stone, assisted by Dr A. Miller and Dr M. Morris.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Di-Ishal foothills, Socotra. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.