Khawr ad Dahariz

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1993 16 individuals B1i, B2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC passage 1993 2 individuals B2
Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis VU non-breeding 1993 2,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii LC non-breeding 1993 1,300 individuals A4i, B1i, B3
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC non-breeding 1993 30 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii LC passage 1993 600 individuals B1i
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN resident 1993 present B2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Khawr Al Baleed Reserve 100 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Coastline -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khawr ad Dahariz. Downloaded from on 16/01/2021.