DZ028
Parc National du Tassili N'Ajjer


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus LC resident 2000 present A3
Crowned Sandgrouse Pterocles coronatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii LC resident 2000 present A3
Pharaoh Eagle-owl Bubo ascalaphus LC resident 2000 present A3
Greater Hoopoe-lark Alaemon alaudipes LC resident 2000 present A3
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura LC resident 2000 present A3
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti LC resident 2000 present A3
Pale Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta LC resident 2000 present A3
Fulvous Babbler Argya fulva LC resident 2000 present A3
Oenanthe lugens NR resident 2000 present A3
White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga LC resident 2000 present A3
Passer simplex NR resident 2000 present A3
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus LC resident 2000 present A3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 low not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities 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
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallée d’Iherir Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6,500 protected area contained by site 6,500
Tassili N'Ajjer UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 7,200,000 protected area contained by site 7,200,000
Tassili n'Ajjer World Heritage Site 7,200,000 protected area contained by site 7,200,000
Parc Culturel du Tassili (Illizi) Cultural Park 13,330,000 protected area contained by site 7,200,000

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National du Tassili N'Ajjer. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017.