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Location Yemen, 'Adan
Central coordinates 54o 0.50' East  12o 36.50' North
IBA criteria A3, B3
Area 200 ha
Altitude 550 - 620m
Year of IBA assessment 1994





Summary Extensively surveyed 1999 to 2011.

Site description These hills, plateaus and cliffs lie to the south of Hadiboh, between Wadi Ayhaft and Wadi Di Negehen.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Socotra Warbler Incana incana resident  1993  present  A3  Least Concern 
Socotra Starling Onychognathus frater resident  1993  present  A3, B3  Least Concern 
Socotra Sunbird Nectarinia balfouri resident  1993  present  A3  Least Concern 
Socotra Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus socotranus resident  1993  present  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   minor
Shrubland   major
Rocky areas   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland major
urban/industrial/transport minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Muqadrihon pass, Socotra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014

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