Van Oordt's Mersken

Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2016)
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Area: 842 ha

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 not assessed very unfavourable medium
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Site description
Flood-plain meadows of the River Koningsdiep, situated in the eastern part of Friesland.

Key biodiversity
This is an important roost for geese Anser from surrounding feeding areas. Waterbird numbers quoted are rough estimates.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Van Oordt's Mersken. Downloaded from on 23/01/2022.