Sabuniya and Ka'l Fir'awn (Socotra)

Country/territory: Yemen

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2 (1994)
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Area: 110 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 low not assessed negligible
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Key biodiversity
The sea is very rich in fish and cetaceans; also turtles.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sabuniya and Ka'l Fir'awn (Socotra). Downloaded from on 19/01/2021.