Country/territory: Iran, Islamic Republic of
IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2 (1994)
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Area: 9,600 ha
Site description (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.
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.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Harm lake. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/8140 on 10/06/2023.