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Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt

Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt

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Published by The Palm Press .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL13164607M
ISBN 109775089255
ISBN 109789775089250

  In ancient Egypt, Sacred Ibises were collected from their natural habitats to be ritually sacrificed, according to a study released Novem . This is a list of the species of birds found in Egypt, a country in north-east Africa. The avifauna of Egypt include a total of species of birds. No species are endemic to Egypt.. This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World.

Systematic bird observations were performed during autumn in the migration bottleneck area of Zeit Bay, Egypt (°N, °E), situated on the coast of the Gulf of Suez, opposite southern Sinai.   Several indexes, a gazeteer of all localities mentioned in the text, and an extensive bibliography facilitate the book's use. Well-researched and thorough, this book is intended as a reference for the professional ornithologist, bird-watcher, and persons interested in the natural history of : Hardcover.

The Important Bird Areas Program in Maryland and DC is part of an international initiative, which was started in Europe in the s by Birdlife International and has now spread worldwide with programs in over countries. In the US, the National Audubon Society is Birdlife’s partner and has established IBA programs in 45 states. MOS is working closely with Audubon Maryland-DC to identify. Edited by MI Evans, pages Out of Print The Middle East contains some of the largest wetland, steppe desert and marine ecosystems in the world, providing habitats for more than species of bird, of which more than 60 are endemic. This book identifies and describes the sites most important for the conservation of these birds and other biodiversity.


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Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt: NHBS - Sherif M Baha El Din, The Palm Press. About this book. Part of a Birdlife International initiative to document the most important locations for birds around the globe. Identifies 34 sites that fulfill the Important Bird Area (IBA) criteria. This is a valuable addition to the growing number of individual country Important Bird Area (IBA) listings.

Introductory chapters detail the rationale, objectives, selection and categorisation of Important Bird Areas in general, describe the Egyptian avifauna and bird habitats, examines problems and challenges facing conservationists in the country, and presents an overview and guide to the.

Egypt. This page lists books about birds and birdwatching in Egypt. Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt S.

Baha el Din Palm Press. page book that identifies 34 sites that meet the Important Bird Area (IBA) criteria. The Breeding Birds of The Northern Red Sea Islands, Egypt Andrew Grieve and Linda Millington. Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt by Baha El Din, S.m. at Pemberley Books.

Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt by S.M. Baha el Din ISBN ISBN Paperback; Cairo, Egypt: Bird Life International, ; ISBN The Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt. | By Sherif Baha El Din | The Palm Press | | Paperback | ISBN: Buy this book from Organisations. There are several migration bottlenecks for example the areas of Suez, Hurghada and Zaranik.

Large numbers of Palearctic migrants and especially waterbirds also winter in Egypt. A total of 34 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) have been identified which cover an area of 35, km2 or some % of Egypt.

Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands – Egypt Table 1. Summary of Important Bird Areas in Egypt. 34 IBAs cover km² Criteria (see p. 11; for A3 codes, see Table 2) IBA A1 A3 A4i A4ii A4iii A4iv code Site name Administrative region A01 A02 EG Lake Bardawil North Sinai EG Zaranik Protected Area North Sinai.

- Baha El Din, S. () Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt. Cairo: BirdLife International. El Salvador - Komar, O. and Ibarra-Portillo, R.

() Las IBAs de El Salvador: las Areas de Importancia para la Conservación de las Aves. San Salvador: SalvaNATURA. Estonia - IBA website of EOS (Partner). The Directory of Important Bird Areas in China (Mainland): Key Sites for Conservation (BirdLife International ) was published in Chinese with an English summary, and is available from the Natural History Book Service Ltd, 2–3 Wills Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9.

The first of these objectives was met inwith the publication of The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa. The IBA directory for the entire African continent is scheduled for publication in The collection of bird databases at the Avian Demography Unit greatly facilitated the selection of IBAs.

The study area at Zait Bay, Egypt (c. km 2) is situated in the middle of the West Asian-East African migration flyway used by very large numbers of soaring this site the corridor narrows into a bottleneck.

There exist only very few bottlenecks of this magnitude in the world. Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs), as defined by BirdLife International, constitute a global network of over 13 sites, of which sites are found in South Africa.

IBAs are sites of global significance for bird conservation, identified nationally through multi-stakeholder processes using globally standardised, quantitative and. Many of America’s most beloved and biologically rich landscapes are in grave danger.

From the Arctic Slope in Alaska to the Mississippi Delta, and from the Northeast’s Long Island Sound to the wetlands of the Everglades, the power of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) cannot be overstated. If you are a bird lover then Lake Qarun protected area is a heaven for you.

In Fayoum prevails the wetlands of Lake Qarun. This place is assigned globally as an “Important Bird Area”. The territory is home to several diverse species of exotic birds, plus is a very crucial habitat for the flamingo birds.

About this book More than of Egypt's most common bird species are illustrated in colour and described in both English and Arabic in this fully revised edition of a favorite book.

An introduction provides notes on habitats, migration, conservation, and where to watch birds, and there is a complete checklist of the birds of Egypt, with. International’s African Important Bird Areas (IBA) programme has progressed steadily. It is now on the verge of a defining moment – the launch of a continent-wide directory – in South Africa in October Here Keith Barnes and Lincoln Fishpool explain when an impor-tant bird area is an Important Bird Area and how the pro.

CAIRO – 17 June The Important Bird Areas (IBA) directory identified 34 areas important for birds in Egypt. The areas consist of a range of basic bird environments; including wetlands, high-altitude mountains, desert valleys, coastal areas and marine islands.

Historical travel represents a very old tradition in have been "touring" Egypt's historical sites actually since ancient times. However, there is another very traditional type of travel to certainly the past years, people have been visiting Egypt to bird watch, and with Egypt's expanding national park system, it is likely that this activity will become even more popular.

More than of Egypt’s most common bird species are illustrated in color and described in both English and Arabic in this fully revised edition of a favorite book. An introduction provides notes on habitats, migration, conservation, and where to watch birds, and there is a complete checklist of the birds of Egypt, with English.

The Importance Of Birds In Egypt's History. Since the ancient pharaoh kingdoms of Egypt, birds have had an important cultural and ecological impact on the country.

The Egyptian geese was a bird that was considered to be sacred by the Egyptians of ancient times and was heavily represented in Egyptian art and architecture.The book also includes spectacular images from more than photographers. The directory provides a concise summary of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the hemisphere, priority sites for biodiversity conservation, covering an area of 3, km 2, or % of the region’s area.

An extensive analysis section includes case studies of how. Ancient Egyptian Birds in Hieroglyphs. Posted on February 3, by EH Team - Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics. Most hieroglyphs are based on things that the ancient Egyptians saw around them.

Hands, feet, boats and animals all feature in a big way. One of the most popular themes was the birds of Egypt, which played an important part in the culture.