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The three islands lie 5.5 km north-west of Tripoli. They cover a total area of 500 ha. A site for several globally threatened bird species, nesting site for endangered marine Turtles and resting place for 156 migratory bird species. It is designated Mediterranean SPA under Barcelona Convention and a Ramsar site of three flat, rocky islands of limestone rocks 6 m above sea level. There is a freshwater and some half-built concrete buildings and some ruins.
Data-sheet compiled by Assad Serhal.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palm Islands Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/10/2022.