Tarut Bay IBA

Location:Saudi Arabia
Area:101,313 acres (41,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3
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Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron)B1i
Arenaria interpres (Ruddy Turnstone)A4i, B1i
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)A4i, B1i
Calidris tenuirostris (Great Knot)A4i, B1i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i, B1i
Charadrius leschenaultii (Greater Sand-Plover)A4i, B1i
Charadrius mongolus (Lesser Sand-Plover)A4i, B1i
Chroicocephalus genei (Slender-billed Gull)A4i, B1i
Egretta gularis (Western Reef-Heron)B1i
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gull-billed Tern)A4i, B1i
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)B1i
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)B1i
Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern)A4i, B1i
Larus cachinnans (Yellow-legged Gull)B1i
Limicola falcinellus (Broad-billed Sandpiper)A4i, B1i
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i, B1i
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)A4i, B1i
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel)A4i, B1i
Onychoprion anaethetus (Bridled Tern)A4i, B1i
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)A4i, B1i
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i, B1i
Sterna repressa (White-cheeked Tern)B3
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)B1i
Xenus cinereus (Terek Sandpiper)B1i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010