El Qasr desert

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey LC resident 1998 present A3
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti VU resident 1998 present A3
Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha LC resident 1998 present A3
Buff-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta LC resident 1998 present A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: El Qasr desert. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.