Wadi Wurayah

Country/territory: United Arab Emirates

IBA criteria met: A3, B2a (2017)
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Area: 22,100 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2017 low near favourable high
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Site summary
Wadi Wurayah National Park, in the Emirate of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, lies within a priority WWF Global 200 Ecoregion (Ecoregion 127, Arabian Highlands and Shrublands), sheltering a rich diversity of rare and endangered mountainous and freshwater habitats and species, and providing opportunities for the sustenance and revival of local livelihoods.

Data-sheet compiled by: Dr. Ali Hassan Al Hammoudi,Sami Ullah Majeed, Swamiti Kakembo, Tharindu Kavinga, Omar Obeidat (Fujairah Municipality).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wadi Wurayah. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/46858 on 30/05/2023.