Hamme lowlands

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (18 breeding pairs).

Protected areas
National None International HighIBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hamme lowlands. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.