Mechelse Heide en de Vallei van de Ziepbeek

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 2,350 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The site includes the Ziepobeek and the Asbeek valleys, which hold very important areas of wet and dry heath and fen, coniferous and deciduous woodland, and a small bog.

Key biodiversity
A breeding area for heathland and woodland species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mechelse Heide en de Vallei van de Ziepbeek. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.