Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large part of the area consists of humid grasslands inundated during the winter period.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for wintering Anas clypeata.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is now well protected and there are no immediate threats. It is proposed as a Ramsar Site.

Protected areas
National Partial International NoneIBA partly covered by Nature Reserve.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen. Downloaded from on 27/10/2021.