Dorudsan dam

Year of compilation: 1994

Site description (baseline)
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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No conservation measures are known to have been proposed and there is no information on threats to the site.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dorudsan dam. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.