IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter - present B1i, C3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
PREV COCE BE043 Nature Reserve 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
openbaar bos Oost-Vlaanderen Openbaar bos 4,329 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Vallei van de Benedenleie Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 663 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Erkend natuurreservaat 194 is identical to site 0
Bourgoyen-Grijtgracht Erkend natuurreservaat 13 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen. Downloaded from on 24/09/2021.