Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B3, C3, C6 (2016)
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Area: 931 ha

Protection status:

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 low not assessed low
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Site description
One of the last remaining raised bogs in the Netherlands, c.10 ha of which has not been cut for peat. The site is located to the north of the city of Almelo, and is surrounded by arable land.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Engbertsdijksvenen. Downloaded from on 05/03/2021.