State of the world's birds case studies

Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Evans, M. I. (ed) (1994) Important Bird Areas in the Middle East. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
  • Khairallah, N. H. and Conroy, C. (2010) New Important Bird Areas in Lebanon - a research and community conservation project March 2005 - February 2008. Sandgrouse 32: 120-133.

Lebanon at a glance




10,400 km2

BirdLife Partner

Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon


Total number of birds 296
Globally threatened birds 11
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 15
Total IBA area 49,544 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2021) Country profile: Lebanon. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/lebanon. Checked: 2021-12-03