High mountains of Ibb

Country/territory: Yemen

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, B2, B3 (2013)
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Area: 160,000 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high not assessed negligible
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Site description
A highland area (1500-3000 m), from a little north of Ibb to the small town of Dhi Sufal to the south west, with the town of Jiblah (2000 m) and Jabal al-Ta'kar (up to 3100 m) in between). Occasionally visited since Evans (1994) but not surveyed.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: High mountains of Ibb. Downloaded from on 02/02/2023.