Mafraq al-Mukha

Country/territory: Yemen

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1iv, B2, B3 (1994)
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Area: 100,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high not assessed negligible
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Key biodiversity
An important bottle-neck, with raptors passing over the low hills in the site.

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mafraq al-Mukha. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.