Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2016)
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Area: 4,289 ha

Protection status:

Vogelbescherming Nederland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 not assessed near favourable low
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Site description
A 20-km-long area of heathland and forest with scrub, fen, hedges and some cultivated land. Forest stands consist of conifer plantations and deciduous/mixed woodlands of various ages and under varying management regimes. The site is situated on the east bank of the River Maas (also known as `Maasduinen'), between the villages of Heijen and Arcen.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maasduinen. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.