Dorudsan dam

Country/territory: Iran, Islamic Republic of

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i (1994)
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Area: 4,500 ha

Site description
Dorudsan Dam maintains a large storage reservoir in a broad valley on the Kur river, at c.1,800 m in the southern Zagros Mountains c.70 km north-north-west north of Shiraz. No information is available on the habitats, etc.

Key biodiversity
See box for key species. An important wintering area for ducks.

Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.

Data-sheet compiled by Dr D. A. Scott, reviewed by Dept of Environment.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dorudsan dam. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.