Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3, C6 (2016)
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Area: 2,017 ha

Protection status:

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 low not assessed medium
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Site description
An area of peatland and pools located in the south-eastern corner of Drenthe province near to the German border, which includes one of the last remaining raised bogs in the Netherlands. The majority of the site has been cut for peat but some parts remain intact.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bargerveen. Downloaded from on 11/04/2021.