|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2018||very high||not assessed||medium|
|For more information about IBA monitoring please click here|
An area of former peat-workings comprising open water, reedbeds, shrubs and wet meadows, located to the north of the city of Heerenveen. Human activities include reed-harvesting (`Other' land-use, below). This site, together with site 055, formed part of a single, larger site (former site NL023) in the previous pan-European IBA inventory (Grimmett and Jones 1989).
An important roost for geese Anser from surrounding feeding areas.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Deelen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.