|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
|2008||near favourable||medium||not assessed|
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This IBA is located in the hills east of the town of Jbail, on the coast north of Beirut. It covers a total area of 150ha, and holds 62 species of birds, as well as mammals. A steep sided valley mostly covered with dense woodland (Oak, Pine), and Strawberry Tree with some steep cliffs and caves.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bentael forest area. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/bentael-forest-area-iba-lebanon on 04/10/2023.