Brabantse Wal

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2011-2015 94 breeding pairs B3, C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 2011-2015 41 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 2011-2015 112 breeding pairs B3, C6

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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 not assessed favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Grenspark De Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide Nationaal Park 3,833 protected area overlaps with site 0
Brabantse Wal Natuurbeschermingswet 4,874 is identical to site 0
Brabantse Wal Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,775 protected area overlaps with site 1,746
Brabantse Wal Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,824 is identical to site 4,924


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
military -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brabantse Wal. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.