Rim - Sannine Mountain


Country/territory: Lebanon

IBA Criteria met: A4iv (2008)
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Area: 244 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 low
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Site summary
It is located in the North-west of the town of Zahle, on the south of Mount Sannine. It covers a total area of 244 ha and holds 64 species of birds. Six biome-restricted species breed on this site. More than 20,000 soaring birds pass over the site annually. It has rocky valleys of 60% bare earth with some vegetation.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rim - Sannine Mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2022.