Site description (1994 baseline)
A rocky island, 77
See box for key species. An important site for breeding Falco concolor; other breeding species include Phaethon aethereus (8 pairs).
Non-bird biodiversity: The sea between the island and the mainland has a particularly high coral diversity and is included within the site's area. Mammals: unidentified baleen whales Balaenoptera are occasionally seen feeding around the island.
Data-sheet compiled by Simon Albrecht.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Fahl Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/fahl-island-iba-oman on 26/09/2023.