Kalmthoutse Heide

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 2,200 ha


Site description
An important and diverse area of dry and wet heathlands, fens and inland sand-dunes of the Antwerpse Kempen.

Key biodiversity
This IBA is also a nationally important staging site for migrating waders and breeding heathland species, including Lullula arborea.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalmthoutse Heide. Downloaded from on 04/10/2022.