Harm lake

Country/territory: Iran, Islamic Republic of

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2 (1994)
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Area: 9,600 ha

Site description (1994 baseline)
A small lake surrounded by cultivated plains, c.35 km south-south-east of Jahrom, in an intermontane basin at c.900 m in the southern Zagros Mountains. No information is available on the habitats, etc. Land ownership is public.

Key biodiversity
See box for key species. An important wintering area for Tadorna ferruginea, Oxyura leucocephala and Grus grus.

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 Area factsheet: Harm lake. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.