Abu al Abyadh island IBA

Location:United Arab Emirates
Area:148,263 acres (60,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, B1i, B3
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BWh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: desert; Temperature: hot arid)

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Charadrius mongolus (Lesser Sand-Plover)B1i
Dromas ardeola (Crab-plover)A4i, B1i, B3
Egretta gularis (Western Reef-Heron)B1i
Sterna repressa (White-cheeked Tern)B3
Sternula saundersi (Saunders's Tern)B3

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