Country/territory: Belgium

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 10,900 ha


Site description
A woodland area in the high Ardennes, including many ponds and humid grasslands.

Key biodiversity
Species listed on Annex I of the EC Birds Directive breeding at the site include Ciconia nigra, Alcedo atthis and Lanius collurio. Species listed on Annex I occurring on passage or wintering include Milvus migrans, M. milvus, Circus cyaneus, C. aeruginosus, Falco columbarius, Pandion haliaetus and Pluvialis apricaria.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ochamp-Freux. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.