Wadi Al Quilt region
The latitude & longitude 31 50` N
The region description:
protectorate, which has fantastic characteristics, it also has historical characteristics, its
environmental system represents the desert and depression, it is considered as wetland region and
filled of towering mountains and it is full of springs which cover this region, this is why this
region considered as one of the most beautiful regions in Palestine at which the water flows from
the rocks and form small or large waterfalls that feed the life aspects in Jerusalem wild region.
visitors who like to walk can reach Wadi Al Qilt through the mountain way at which it starts from
Anata Village- south north of Jerusalem- and the visitor continues the way by going to the south
till he reach to Al Fawaar springs near Al Kaan Al Ahmar then to Al Qilt spring and to Saint
Jarojues monastery to set at the end of the way in Jerico city.
visitor also can reach to this Wadi by going to the way that connect between Jerusalem and Jerico
city and then in the north this two ways met with each other in a way leads to Al Qelt spring. This
area is full of agrologic sites.
area considered a unique area for the Palestinians from the past because it is full of rewinds. The
tourists visit this area asking form calamity and comfort because it is far from the noise of the
city in addition to the unique system that this area lives in every day.
animal of this region:
animals that can be founded in this region are the rocky hyrax, Gazella and the wolf.
plant of this region:
are a lot of plant in this region like lasting wild plant like trees, and the seasonal plant
like little wild grasses especially at springtime.
birds of this area:
are a lot of resident birds species like:
Sparrow, Spanish Sparrow, Blackbird, Fan-tailed Raven, Common Smallow, Collared Dove, White-breasted
Kingfish, European Bee- Eater Cattle Egret, Eagle Owl, Bonellisí Eagle, Tristranís Grackle, and
the Palestine Sunbird.
international and regional threatened birds:
Griffon Vulture that is founded in Wadi Sowanet, and the spring visitor Lesser Kestrel that breed in
the depression area it is registered in as a resident bird by all the year, and the Lapwing, the
White Stork considered as migrated bird and pass the area in a large amount reach to 500 birds and
the Honey Buzzerd with him at which its number reach till 3000 birds.
most important dangerousness in this region is:
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