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North-west Somalia (secondary area)
Country/Territory Somalia
Habitat loss

General characteristics 

This Secondary Area is defined by the range of the threatened Archer's Lark Heteromirafra archeri (classified as Endangered). It is known from a small area west of Hargeisa and Buramo in extreme north-west Somalia (see map, p.

Species IUCN Category
 (Heteromirafra archeri)  NR 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
SO007  Boorama plains  Somalia 

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: North-west Somalia. Downloaded from on 29/10/2016

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