Gebieden gelegen te Houthalen-Helchteren en Meeuwen-Gruitrode

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 2,798 ha


Site description
An extensive area of dry and wet heathland on the Kempen plateau, encompassing ponds, marshes, inland dunes, and conifer plantations.

Key biodiversity
A breeding and staging site for woodland and heathland species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gebieden gelegen te Houthalen-Helchteren en Meeuwen-Gruitrode. Downloaded from on 01/12/2021.