Drents-Friese Wold & Leggelderveld

Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2016)
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Area: 6,613 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 near favourable medium
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Site description
An extensive area of forestry plantations (85% of the IBA area), located 20 km south-west of the city of Assen. Forest stands are mainly of conifers but also include some deciduous/mixed woodlands. They are of various ages and under various forestry regimes, and are interspersed with patches of heathland and fen.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Drents-Friese Wold & Leggelderveld. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.