Loonse and Drunense Duinen

Country/territory: Netherlands

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

Protection status:

Vogelbescherming Nederland

Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loonse and Drunense Duinen. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.