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Important Bird Areas-IBAs: Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve

The largest Nature reserve in Lebanon (approx. 5% of the Territory) encompassing the best remaining strand of cedar forests where over 160 bird species

  Location: Situated in the Shouf Mountains overlooking the Mediterranean Sea to the West and the length of the Bekaa valley to the east. Streches from Dahr Al Baidar in the North to Niha Mountain in the South. Total area: 20,000 ha. IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 Explanation: The largest Nature reserve in Lebanon (approx. 5% of the Territory) encompassing …

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