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A massive, isolated hill on the Tuwayq escarpment, in desert 200 km south of Riyadh.
See box for key species. The avifauna is representative of that of the Tuwayq escarpment. Other known or possible breeders include Circaetus gallicus, Bubo ascalaphus, Oenanthe leucopyga and Corvus rhipidurus.
Non-bird biodiversity: Mammals: Canis lupus (V) and Capra nubiana (I), as well as reintroduced Gazella gazella (V).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hawtat Bani Tamim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.