|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||medium||near favourable||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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bentael forest area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2021.