Vallei van de Zwarte Beek

Country/territory: Belgium

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 8,864 ha


Site description (baseline)
An extensive heathland on the Kempen plateau, with oligotrophic fens and sand-dunes, and the Zwarte Beek wil valley, a well-preserved, semi-natural landscape with bogs, moorland, marsh, woodland and extensive arable land.

Key biodiversity
This is a breeding area for meadow birds and woodland passerines.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vallei van de Zwarte Beek. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.