UAE

United Arab Emirates

UAE Country Profile

NEWS – Abu Dhabi and Israel in conservation agreement – 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.orgB - 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  for all up to date UAE birding matters.
 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
Wetlands RAMSAR Conference in Dubai - thenationalnews.com
Al Qudra desert lakes - thenationalnews.com
Jebel Ali Wildlife Sanctuary - mangrove forest - thenationalnews.com
 UAE Designates Second Ramsar Site, Wadi Wuraya - biodiversity-l.iisd.org
Al Wathba Wetland Reserve - ead 
Jebel Ali latest UAE Ramsar Site - thenationalnews.com
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

*** Extras
NEWS - Steppe Whimbrel sighted - in UAE
Gulf of Oman UAE sea bird records
UAE Releases 86 Falcons into Kazakhstan skies