Haur Al Hachcham and Haur Maraiba


Year of compilation: 1994

Site description
Two small haurs largely overgrown with reeds Phragmites, on the plains south-east of Al Hayy. The haurs are fed by the Shatt Al Gharraf.

Key biodiversity
The two haurs were listed as a wetland of international importance by Carp (1980). The area was not visited by IWRB survey teams during 1968-1979.

Non-bird biodiversity: No information available to BirdLife International.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No conservation measures are known to have been taken. There is no information on current threats. No conservation measures are known to have been proposed.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haur Al Hachcham and Haur Maraiba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2019.