Upper Mountains of Akkar-Donnieh This is an IBA in danger! 


Country/territory: Lebanon

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4iv (2008)
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Area: 5,270 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)
2016 very high not assessed medium
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Site summary
Located at the northern end of Mount Lebanon, this IBA covers a total area of 5270ha, and holds 134 bird species and at least 500 species floral diversity. The site holds at least 28 pairs of Syrian Serin (regional endemic sp.) It is mountainous forest dominated by Turkey Oak, Fir, Cedar of Lebanon and Juniper. The whole site is part of the planned National Park for Lebanon.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Mountains of Akkar-Donnieh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2021.