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Location Yemen, 'Adan
Central coordinates 54o 5.75' East  12o 35.50' North
IBA criteria A2, B3
Area 300 ha
Altitude 700 - 850m
Year of IBA assessment 1994





Summary  Extensively surveyed 1999 to 2011.

Key Biodiversity One of the richest areas for biodiversity on Socotra.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Forbes-Watson's Swift Apus berliozi resident  1993  present  B3  Least Concern 
Socotra Warbler Incana incana resident  1993  present  A2, B3  Least Concern 
Socotra Sunbird Nectarinia balfouri resident  1993  common  A2, B3  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2013 low not assessed negligible
unset
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)
Grassland   major
Shrubland   major

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland major
other minor
Notes: wood collection

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jabal Jaaf, Socotra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014

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