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Climate: Mediterranean area
IBA Criteria met: B2 (1999)
Area: 1,500 ha
IBA, Its a natural and agricultural region, located in the western part of Bethlehem city, the lands of Beit Jala, Battir and Krimzan monastery. It consists of several regions, thick forests and natural agriculture regions.
Eurasian eagle owl, Short-toed eagle, Eurasian hoopoe, European robin, Sardinian warbler, Syrian woodpecker, Eurasian sparrow hawk, Song thrush, Black redstart, Linnet, Long-legged buzzard, Common Buzzard, Woodchat shrike