A large, intact area of wet meadows situated along the River Hamme, interspersed with oxbow lakes, and ditches. A bog is located in the northern part of the IBA which was formerly subject to spring flooding.
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (18 breeding pairs).
National None International HighIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hamme lowlands. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2021.