Tadmur desert and mountains

Country/territory: Syria

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B2 (2007)
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Area: 245,000 ha

The Syrian Society for the Conservation of Wildlife
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high not assessed negligible
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Site summary
Rocky desert with scattered dwarf shrubs and a few artificial reservoirs, and cut by several sheer limestone cliffs.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tadmur desert and mountains. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.