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Wadi Rabigh springs


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1993 3,000 individuals B1iv

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Not assessed negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wadi Rabigh springs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/01/2022.