Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2016)
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Area: 1,400 ha

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high not assessed medium
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Site description
A polder complex consisting of pools, marshland, wet meadows and ditches, located to the east of the city of Alkmaar. Human activities include reed-harvesting (`Other' land-use). This site, together with sites 070-072, formed part of a single, larger site (former site NL038) in the previous pan-European IBA inventory (Grimmett and Jones 1989).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eilandspolder. Downloaded from on 06/12/2021.