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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gebieden gelegen te Peer en Hechtel-Eksel. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/01/2021.