Lesse et Lomme

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA criteria met: B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 22,426 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
The area includes the most ornithologically interesting parts of the Calestienne and Famenne, along the River Meuse. A large variety of habitats are present including calcareous dry grasslands and woodlands.

Key biodiversity
Species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive occurring on passage or in winter include Milvus migrans, Circus cyaneus, Falco peregrinus, F. columbarius, Pandion haliaetus and Pluvialis apricaria.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lesse et Lomme. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.