Country/territory: United Arab Emirates
IBA criteria met: A1, A4, B2a, B3a (2017)
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Area: 205 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Several offshore islands near Sir Bani Yas.
The islands are important for breeding Socotra Cormorant and Osprey in winter and for White-cheeked Terns, Bridled Terns and Lesser Crested 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: Sir Bani Yas Islands. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/8328 on 07/06/2023.