Hautes Fagnes/Eifel

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B1iv, C2, C5, C6 (2000)
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Area: 80,304 ha


Site description
The site includes the high plateau of the eastern Ardennes, covered by peatbogs, fens and woodland.

Key biodiversity
Species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive occurring on passage or wintering include Circus aeruginosus, Falco columbarius, Pandion haliaetus and Grus grus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hautes Fagnes/Eifel. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.