United Arab Emirates - Register of captive-breeding operations

Code Address
A-AE-501

A-AE-501

Date of establishment
Date of CITES registration
Address
Houbara Breeding Centre - Abu Dhabi
Owner / Proprietario / Propriétaire: International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)
Manager / Administrador / Gérant: Dr Frédéric Lacroix
National Avian Research Centre (NARC)
Al Ain road
P.O. Box 10000 – Sweihan
United Arab Emirates
Telephone
+971 (0)3 701 4700
Fax
+971 (0)3 734 7607
Species concerned
Chlamydotis macqueenii
Chlamydotis undulata
Origin of stock
Chlamydotis macqueenii : Specimens taken from the wild and bred in captivity in the United Arab Emirates
Chlamydotis undulata: Specimens imported from Morocco
Marking of specimens
Cryopreserved ejaculates : Label with the male’s ring number and the date of the ejaculate’s collection
Eggs: Marked with a permanent marker using a unique code
Live specimens: Marked with a permanent adult aluminium ring
Taxidermy mounts: Marked with a permanent adult aluminium ring