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
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2006 not assessed high 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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rim - Sannine Mountain. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/rim--sannine-mountain-iba-lebanon on 10/12/2023.