De Dijlevallei

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 1,250 ha


Site description (baseline)
The Flemish part of the Dijle river valley, located south of Leuven, with ponds, marshes, grasslands and woodlands.

Key biodiversity
The area supports staging and wintering waterfowl and is a breeding and staging site for reedbed species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: De Dijlevallei. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.