Khor Jask

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
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath LC winter 1977 1 individuals A4i, B1i, B2
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 1977 42 individuals A1
Great Thick-knee Esacus recurvirostris NT resident 1977 1 breeding pairs B3
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 1970-1977 250 individuals B1i
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans LC winter 1987-1992 1,200 individuals B1i

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Hara-e Gabrik, East and West Jask Protected Area 34,596 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khor Jask. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.