Hima Anjar - Kfar Zabad

Country/territory: Lebanon

IBA criteria met: A1 (2008)
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Area: 326 ha

Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2010 not assessed not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hima Anjar - Kfar Zabad. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/hima-anjar--kfar-zabad-iba-lebanon on 30/11/2023.