Black Francolin (Partridge) brought back to Hima Jahliyeh

The preparation to release tens of Black Francolin (Partridge) into the wild this autumn represents a big step forward to re-establish a Black Francolin colony on the riparian forest of Jahliyeh, Mount Lebanon. The Society for the Protection of Lebanon (SPNL), and Jahliyeh

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Syrian Woodpecker [Dendrocopos Syriacus]

In this video produced by Avibirds.com we learn about the Syrian woodpecker.   Quick facts: Lifespan: 11 years (maximum) Average size: 23 cm (9 in) Average weight: 77 g (2.7 oz) Family: Picidae Description: The Syrian woodpecker is a beautiful bird with buff underparts

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Raptor Count Lebanon – call for volunteers

Once again OSME is teaming-up with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) to repeat the successful count of migrating soaring birds in autumn 2019 made with the help of BirdLife Sweden and BirdLife Switzerland. In that autumn a team of Lebanese and

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Nothing is better than working with engaged local members !

By Rania Khalil, CEPF Project Manager  The CEPF project aims at promoting the conservation of biodiversity in the Upper Beirut River Valley, namely Higher Metn region, through the maintenance of interlinked traditional land-use practices. Through the Hima integrated approach

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