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The site is located in the Zagros Range and the geology is siltstone and sandstone and the soil type is sandy clay. A seasonal stream passes through the valley beside the main road between the towns of Zawita and Sarsang
During the surveys, 45 species were recorded. The site also held two Irano-Turanian and four Mediterranean biome-restricted species that were breeding but these did not trigger inclusion under criterion A3. No additional significant observations were made for non-avian fauna. Additional Plant & Habitat Information: This site contains a good population of Crataegus azarolus, Pistacia eurycarpa, and P. khinjuk, which are economically and culturally important plant species.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zawita. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2019.