A complex of freshwater lakes and improved grassland situated to the south-west of the city of Sneek. This site, together with site 062, formed part of a single, larger site (former site NL017) in the previous pan-European IBA inventory (Grimmett and Jones 1989).
This is an important roost for geese Anser from surrounding feeding areas. Waterbird numbers quoted are rough estimates.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Oudegaasterbrekken. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2021.