Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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Midi - Al-Luhayyah
Yemen, Al Hudaydah,Hajjah
42o 50.00' East 16o 0.00' North
A4i, B1i, B2, B3
0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment
Summary Surveyed occasionally since Evans (1994), including 2011.
Site description: Evans (1994). Note this is the most extensive area of mangrove in Yemen, much in pristine condition.
Key Biodiversity Other birds: Only known breeding area in Yemen for Collared Kingfisher, Clamorous Reed Warbler and probably Mangrove Reed Warbler.
Other wildlife: Dugong dugon (Vulnerable) and Chelonia mydas (Endangered)