IBA criteria met: A1 (2008)
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Area: 326 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2010||not assessed||not assessed||not assessed|
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This freshwater wetland, surrounded by agricultural lands and woodlands, is located in Eastern Bekaa Valley, between the villages of Anjar and Kfar Zabad. It covers a total area of 326ha and holds 69 species of birds. At least 15 breeding pairs of Syrian Serins (Globally threatened) are recorded on site in spring 2005.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hima Anjar - Kfar Zabad. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/20603 on 05/06/2023.