|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2018||very high||not assessed||low|
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An extensive area of shallow lakes and canals (former peat-workings), fens, reedbeds, swampy woodland, and wet meadows. The site is located to the west of the city of Hilversum, close to the River Vecht. Human activities include water-sports and reed-harvesting.
An important roost for geese Anser from surrounding feeding areas, but no counts are available.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oostelijke Vechtplassen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2021.