Loonse and Drunense Duinen

Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 4,090 ha

Vogelbescherming Nederland

Site description (2000 baseline)
The largest area of inland sand-drifts in Europe, surrounded by forest and located west of the city of `s Hertogenbosch. Forest stands consist of deciduous/mixed woodlands and conifer plantations of various ages and under varying management regimes.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Loonse and Drunense Duinen. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.