Country/territory: United Arab Emirates
IBA criteria met: A4, B2a, B3a (2017)
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Area: 282 ha
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Site description (baseline)
This offshore site (near Kafai) comprises two large islands and one small island in close proximity to each other.
Important island for breeding Osprey in winter and Lesser Crested Tern, Bridled Terns and White-cheeked Terns that breed in summer.
Data-sheet compiled by: Shahid Bashir Khan, Dr Salim Javed, Shakeel Ahmed (EAD).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Muhaimat Island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/46854 on 29/05/2023.