Jizan Bay IBA

Location:Saudi Arabia
Area:494 acres (200 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BWh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: hot arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Arenaria interpres (Ruddy Turnstone)B1i
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)B1i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i, B1i
Charadrius mongolus (Lesser Sand-Plover)B1i
Dromas ardeola (Crab-plover)A4i, B1i, B3
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gull-billed Tern)A4i, B1i
Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus (White-eyed Gull)B2
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i, B1i
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)B1i
Numenius tenuirostris (Slender-billed Curlew)A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill)A4i, B1i
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i, B1i
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)B1i

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