Région Fouchal - Matarka

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
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis LC breeding 1999 present A3
Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey LC resident 1999 present A3
Dupont's Lark Chersophilus duponti NT resident 1999 present A3
Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha LC resident 1999 present A3
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala LC resident 1999 present A3
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1999 present A3
Buff-rumped Wheatear Oenanthe moesta LC resident 1999 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve à Outarde Réserve de Chasse Permanente 2,462,249 protected area contains site 0
Lot Qatar Réserve de Chasse Permanente 640,642 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Région Fouchal - Matarka. Downloaded from on 23/09/2020.