Dubai Desert

Country/territory: United Arab Emirates

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, B2a (2017)
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Area: 22,695 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 high unfavourable high
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Site description
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is a large desert reserve in the south of the Emirate of Dubai, linking to the adjacent Al Marmoom Desert Reserve (to the west) via a corridor.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dubai Desert. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022.