Malaki dam

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 winter 1990-1992 45-83 individuals A1, B1i, B2
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC winter 1990-1992 281-342 individuals B1i
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC winter 1990-1992 76-84 individuals B1i
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1993 1,000-3,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC winter 1990-1992 869-986 individuals B1i
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis LC winter 1990-1992 1,771-2,922 individuals B1i
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 1992 4 individuals B2
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar LC resident 1993 present B2
Arabian Waxbill Estrilda rufibarba LC resident 1993 300 individuals B3
Arabian Serin Crithagra rothschildi LC resident 1993 common B3

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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 low not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Not assessed negligible
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Savanna -
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
hunting -
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Malaki dam. Downloaded from on 21/09/2020.