Tannourine Nature Reserve


Country/territory: Lebanon

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A4iv (2008)
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Area: 600 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)
2007 medium favourable high
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Site summary
This IBA is located in the north of the Mount Lebanon range. A very high breeding density of Syrian Serins was reported here in 2001-2002. At least 15 species of soaring bird were seen migrating over the site in 2005. The reserve is part of the largest remaining Cedar forest in Lebanon, and supports a wide range of mammals and 71 species of birds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tannourine Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2021.