Islands north of Al-Hudaydah

Country/territory: Yemen

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3 (1994)
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Area: 5,000 ha

Protection status:

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
There are numerous islands north of Kamaran island which extend to the Farasan Bank of Saudi Arabia; they include: Kadaman, Hataban, Badi, Uqban, Kutamah, Qusur & Tiqfash.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islands north of Al-Hudaydah. Downloaded from on 13/06/2021.