Jazirat Hino

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 1994 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus LC non-breeding 1993 360 individuals B1ii, B2
Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis VU non-breeding 1993 common A1
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii LC resident 1993 200 breeding pairs B3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (1994).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Jazirat Hino. Downloaded from on 03/10/2023.