Baie d'Ad Dakhla IBA

Area:52,386 acres (21,200 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
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Köppen climate classification:BWh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: hot arid)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Alaemon alaudipes (Greater Hoopoe-Lark)A3
Ammomanes deserti (Desert Lark)A3
Bubo ascalaphus (Pharaoh Eagle-Owl)A3
Bucanetes githagineus (Trumpeter Finch)A3
Calidris alba (Sanderling)A4i
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)A4i
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)A4i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i
Charadrius hiaticula (Common Ringed Plover)A4i
Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern)A4i
Ichthyaetus audouinii (Audouin's Gull)A1, A4i
Larus fuscus (Lesser Black-backed Gull)A4i
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i
Oenanthe leucopyga (White-crowned Wheatear)A3
Oenanthe leucura (Black Wheatear) 
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i
Pterocles coronatus (Crowned Sandgrouse)A3
Pterocles senegallus (Spotted Sandgrouse)A3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263