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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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jabal Ma'alah / Ma'alah Plateau, Socotra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021.