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Location Tunisia, Nabeul
Central coordinates 10o 58.00' East  36o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 250 ha
Altitude 77 - 100m
Year of IBA assessment 2001

Association "Les Amis des Oiseaux"

Site description One of the smallest of the Cap Bon man-made reservoirs, Sidi Abdelmonem is also one of the oldest, with the most natural fringing vegetation cover, including Phragmites australis, Typha angustifolia and Juncus species.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala resident  15-80 breeding pairs  A1  Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Artificial wetlands  major

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management -

Other biodiversity None known to BirdLife International.

References Gaultier (1987b, 1988a), Hughes et al. (1997).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sidi Abdelmonem reservoir. Downloaded from on 23/09/2014

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