Attariya plains IBA

Location:Iraq
Area:123,553 acres (50,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Website:View website
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 
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)B1i, B2
Glareola nordmanni (Black-winged Pratincole)A1, B2
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A4i, B1i
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)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