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The site lies within the Emirate of Fujairah on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates at approximately 23 km north-west of Fujairah town, 2 km south-west of Bidiyah village (Fujairah Emirate), 6 km north-east of Masafi town (Fujairah Emirate), 11 km south of Dibba town (Fujairah Emirate) and 5 km north-west of Khor Fakkan (Sharjah Emirate) town.
Compared to the UAE fauna and flora, the area hosts ca 44% of the terrestrial plants (ca 300 out of a total of 688), 42% of the terrestrial mammals (20 out of a total 48), 26% of the terrestrial reptiles (14 out of a total of 53),) and the only two amphibian species recorded for the country. The National Park hosts the only record of the Bloody Darter dragonfly (Crocothemis sanguinolenta) for UAE.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wadi Wurayah National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/06/2020.