UAE

United Arab Emirates

UAE Country Profile

NEWS – Steppe Whimbrel sighted – in UAE

*** Geography / Info

United Arab Emirates – wikipedia.org
UAE Geography – about.com

 

*** Climate / Environment
Climate in UAE – techspodubai.ae
UAE Climate & Weather – wikipedia.org

 

*** Biogeography / Ecoregions / Habitats
Putting Conservation at the Heart of Abu Dhabi
Category: Ecoregions of the UAE – wikipedia.org
Arabian Peninsular – wwf
SW Asia – wwf
UAE Habitats – u.ae

 

*** Bird Lists
A – Links with extensive additional Species Information
UAE Checklist – avibase
Birds of the UAE – oiseaux.net
UAE Checklist – wikipedia.org

B – Links with less extensive Species Information
Various Checklists and Annual Reports The official EBRC Checklist, for immediate downloading but no online viewing.
UAE Multimedia Checklist – ibc

 

*** Endemics / EBA’s / Key Species
There are no country endemic bird species nor any EBA’s in the UAE
but there is an endemic sub-species, the Arabian Collared Kingfisher

 

*** Endangered Species
UAE Endangered Birds – earthsendangered.com

 

*** Photos / Videos / Sounds
UAE Birds Photographed – uaebirding.com
Extensive Media recorded in the UAE – ibc.lynxeds.com

 

*** Birding
Key Sites – uaebirding.com
Birds in the UAE – experiencingtheemirates.blogspot.fr
UAE Hotspots – camacdonald.com
Jewels of the UAE – uaebirding.com 
Explore Species Data – ebird.org… Enter your chosen location into the “Explore a Region” heading

 

*** Migration
Wilson’s Phalarope arrives in Abu Dhabi – gulfnews.com
30 Years of Waiting – albawaba.com

 

*** Conservation / Biodiversity
Nature Conservation in the UAE – iucn.org
About EWS-WWF – heroesoftheuae.ae
The Importance of Nature Conservation – uaeinteract.com
A Conservation Diary – awassets.panda.org
UAE gives Dh34m to protect rare species – thenational.ae
Conservation of Endangered Bird Species – ipsnotizie.it
Conservation to help guide tourism in the UAE – thenational.ae
International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) – houbarafund.org

 

*** Reserves / Parks / IBA’s
List of UAE IBA’s – birdlife.org
Safa Park – gonepishing.blogspot.fr

Wadi Wurayah: Mountain Habitat Protected Zone – gulfnews.com

 

*** Wetlands / Ramsar Sites

UAE Ramsar Sites
International Waterbird Census – wildlifeextra.com
Wetlands Initiative in UAE – newsofbird.com
UAE Wetlands designated as Ramsar Sites
UAE Designates Second Ramsar Site, Wadi Wuraya – biodiversity-l.iisd.org
Al Wathba Wetland Reserve – ead
Al Wathba latest UAE Ramsar Site – gulftoday.ae
Al Qudra Lake – dubaitravelator.com

 

*** Marine Reserves / IBA’s / Observations
List of UAE Marine IBA’s – birdlife.org
Mangrove National Park – ead.ae
Seabirdng in the UAE – worldbirder.blogspot.fr
Khor Kalba – gonepishing.blogspot.fr
Sir Bani Yas Island – wikimapia.org
UAE’s First Ramsar Site, Ras Al Khor – wildlife.ae
Third Ramsar Site in UAE, Khor Kalba – news.rrc-cwa.org

 

*** Projects
Ford Grants recognise two UAE Conservation Projects – newsgulf.blogspot.fr

 

*** Issues
UAE – Biodiversity Conservation Data – medomed.org

 

*** Societies / Blogs
National Avian Research Centre – uaeinteract.com
Environment Agency Abu Dhabi – ead.ae
Emirates Natural History Group – enhg.org
UAE Birding – uaebirding.com – The not to miss ‘almost official’ UAE birding website containing info about EBRC and much else besides.

 

*** Wildlife
UAE Nature – uaeinteract.com

 

*** Health
Traveler’s Health UAE

 

*** Travel / Trips
UAE Arabian Adventure – oriolebirding.com

 

*** Trip Reports
Bird Trip Report UAE/Oman – birdtours.co.uk
UAE Trip Report 2012

 

*** Papers
Conservation of Houbara Bustards – sciencereviews2000.co.uk

 

*** Books
Birds of the United Arab Emirates
Breeding Birds of the United Arab Emirates