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Demervallei


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1995 65-80 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallei van de Zwarte Beek Erkend natuurreservaat 868 protected area overlaps with site 0
Schulensbroek Erkend natuurreservaat 279 protected area contained by site 0
openbaar bos Vlaams-Brabant Openbaar bos 8,181 protected area overlaps with site 0
openbaar bos Limburg Openbaar bos 20,569 protected area overlaps with site 0
openbaar bos Antwerpen Openbaar bos 13,340 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Molenheide Erkend natuurreservaat 23 protected area overlaps with site 0
MD Diest-Schaffen Militaire domeinen onder het protocol 117 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Langdonken Nature Reserve 62 protected area contained by site 62
Langdonken Erkend natuurreservaat 183 protected area overlaps with site 0
Het Schulensbroek Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 567 protected area contained by site 0
Het Rot- , Gorenbroek en Diesters Broek Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 228 protected area overlaps with site 0
Demervallei Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,910 protected area overlaps with site 1,908
Demerbroeken Vlaams natuurreservaat 56 protected area contained by site 0
Demerbroeken Nature Reserve 57 protected area contained by site 57
Demerbroeken Erkend natuurreservaat 264 protected area contained by site 0
De Middenloop Demer Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 228 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Midden- en benedenloop Zwarte Beek Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 586 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Langdonken Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 291 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Demervallei ten oosten van Aarschot Vlaams Ecologisch Netwerk 1,309 protected area overlaps with site 0
De Demervallei Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,457 protected area overlaps with site 6,457
Bovenloop van de Grote Nete met Zammelsbroek; Langdonken en Goor. Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,307 protected area overlaps with site 405

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Demervallei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/05/2020.