Hima Ebel es-Saqi


Country/territory: Lebanon

IBA Criteria met: A4iv (2008)
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Area: 219 ha

Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 high not assessed medium
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Site summary
It is located in South Lebanon. Village lies on the Rift valley flyway, and site of globally and regionally threatened soaring birds. It covers an area of 219ha and five biome restricted species breed on site. It is a scrubland of olive and conifer plantation, agriculture and river corridor. Declared as Hima by municipality where a management plan was supported by SPNL for conservation and awareness.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hima Ebel es-Saqi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2021.