Sallandse Heuvelrug

Country/territory: Netherlands

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2016)
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Area: 2,217 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 not assessed medium
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Site description
An area of forestry plantations and dry heathland, located between the villages of Nijverdal and Holten. Forest stands consist of deciduous/mixed woodlands and conifer plantations of various ages and under varying management regimes.

Key biodiversity
The site holds the only viable population of Tetrao tetrix in the country.

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