De Maten

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 600 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
An extremely diverse area in the Striemerbeek valley, with heathland, marshes, oligotrophic and mesotrophic ponds, wet woodlands and inland dunes.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is a breeding site for reedbed species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: De Maten. Downloaded from on 03/10/2023.