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Maasduinen


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A 20-km-long area of heathland and forest with scrub, fen, hedges and some cultivated land. Forest stands consist of conifer plantations and deciduous/mixed woodlands of various ages and under varying management regimes. The site is situated on the east bank of the River Maas (also known as `Maasduinen'), between the villages of Heijen and Arcen.



Key biodiversity
Protected areas
National Partial International Partial444 ha of IBA covered by Natural Monument (Heideterreinen Bergen, 444 ha). 598 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Bergerbos, 598 ha). 113 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Bosserheide, 113 ha). 123 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Eckeltse Bergen, 123 ha). 824 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Landgoed de Hamert, 824 ha). 137 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Rode Hoek, 137 ha). 1,460 ha of IBA covered by National Park (De Hamert, 1,460 ha). 1,460 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (De Hamert, 1,460 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maasduinen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2019.