BE023
Hamonterheide, Hageven, Buitenheide, Mariahof en Stamprooierbroek


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large site with heathland, marshes, fish-ponds, extensive grassland, deciduous woodland and agriculture land.



Key biodiversity
A breeding and staging area for reedbed species and meadow birds.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
2,897 ha of IBA covered by proposed Site of Community Importance (Abeek met aanliggende moerasgebieden, 3,265 ha). 1,620 ha of IBA covered by proposed Site of Community Importance (Hageven en Dommelvallei, 1,910 ha). 1,839 ha of IBA covered by proposed Site of Community Importance (Itterbeek met Brand, Jagersborg en Schotsheide, 2,254 ha).



Protected areas
National Low International High170 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Hageven, 170 ha). 400 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Stamprooierbroek-Urlobroek, 400 ha). 13,125 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Hamonterheide, Hageven, Buitenheide, Stamprooierbr, 13,125 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hamonterheide, Hageven, Buitenheide, Mariahof en Stamprooierbroek. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.