|Central coordinates||53o 59.00' East 12o 37.40' North|
|Altitude||600 - 750m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2001|
Ornithological information No information: not yet surveyed.
Site description Rewgid (800 ha) and Regid (650 ha) are two limestone plateaus at 600-750 m in northern Socotra.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Socotra Warbler Incana incana||resident||1993||present [units unknown]||-||A3||Least Concern|
|Socotra Sunbird Nectarinia balfouri||resident||1993||present [units unknown]||-||A3||Least Concern|
|Socotra Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus socotranus||resident||1993||present [units unknown]||-||A3||Least Concern|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity No information.
Management considerations Traditional land management is threatened only in the immediate vicinity of Hadibo, Qalansiya and the new coastal settlements where incomers do not respect the resident communities' tribal authority. In general, where motorable tracks provide access, wood-gathering occurs more systematically than elsewhere, but follows traditional practices.
Conservation response On Socotra, traditional controls on wood utilization are still adhered to by the tribespeople throughout the island. Only dead wood may be removed and replanting is practised where appropriate. Range enclosures and controlled grazing systems are used in the Hajhir mountains. Wild fruit trees are protected.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rewgid and Regid plateaus, Socotra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2013
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