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Site description (2014 baseline)
An upland limestone plateau in northwest Socotra, rising from 550-700 m, with a rich mosaic of mainly Lyceum woodland with grasses and woody herbs, especially Pulicaria and some Tamarix. An important and well-managed area for sheep grazing.
One of the most important sites on Socotra for bird biodiversity. Surveyed 2000-2006.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Jabal Ma'alah / Ma'alah Plateau (Socotra). Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/jabal-maalah--maalah-plateau-(socotra)-iba-yemen on 28/11/2023.