Broekvelden, Vettenbroek & Polder Stein

Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3, C3, C4 (2016)
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Area: 696 ha

Protection status:

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 not assessed favourable medium
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Site description
A complex of shallow lakes interspersed with strips of land, reed margins, wet meadows and improved grassland, located to the north-east of the city of Gouda.

Key biodiversity
The average seasonal peak number of waterbirds during 1992-1996 was more than 20,000.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Broekvelden, Vettenbroek & Polder Stein. Downloaded from on 08/07/2020.