IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 10,015 ha
Site description (baseline)
Extensive grassland with a few extensively cultivated areas, bisected by valleys with old hay-meadows and wet woodlands. Of particular importance are the Abeek, Dommel and Bolliserbeek valleys.
Alcedo atthis also breeds at this site.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gebieden gelegen te Peer en Hechtel-Eksel. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/713 on 01/06/2023.