Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C2, C3, C6 (2016)
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Area: 1,543 ha

Protection status:

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 low not assessed medium
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Site description
A freshwater lake located south-west of the city of Groningen, surrounded by reedbeds, peat-bogs and pastures.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Leekstermeergebied. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020.