Ain Sukhna IBA

Area:37,066 acres (15,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A3, A4iv
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Climate:View Climate Data
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
Ammoperdix heyi (Sand Partridge)A3
Aquila clanga (Greater Spotted Eagle)A1
Aquila heliaca (Eastern Imperial Eagle)A1
Bubo ascalaphus (Pharaoh Eagle-Owl)A3
Bucanetes githagineus (Trumpeter Finch)A3
Circus macrourus (Pallid Harrier)A1
Falco naumanni (Lesser Kestrel)A1
Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus (White-eyed Gull)A1
Oenanthe leucopyga (White-crowned Wheatear)A3
Oenanthe lugens (Mourning Wheatear)A3
Oenanthe monacha (Hooded Wheatear)A3
Pterocles senegallus (Spotted Sandgrouse)A3
Ptyonoprogne obsoleta (Pale Crag-martin)A3
Scotocerca inquieta (Scrub Warbler)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