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Location Yemen, Al Mahrah
Central coordinates 52o 13.00' East  15o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2, B3
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 30m
Year of IBA assessment 1994





Summary Not visited since Evans (1994).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Puffinus lherminieri non-breeding  1993  common  B1ii, B2  Not Recognised 
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax non-breeding  1993  common  A1, A4ii, B1ii, B2  Near Threatened 
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii non-breeding  1993  common  B3  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2013 low not assessed negligible
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Unknown

No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Not assessed  negligible 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea   major
Shrubland   major
Coastline   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture minor
rangeland/pastureland minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ra's Fartak. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2014

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