De Maten

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 600 ha


Site description (baseline)
An extremely diverse area in the Striemerbeek valley, with heathland, marshes, oligotrophic and mesotrophic ponds, wet woodlands and inland dunes.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is a breeding site for reedbed species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: De Maten. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.