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A 20-km long brackish lake (formerly part of the Oosterschelde estuary, closed off in 1961) with sandbanks and small islands, and surrounded by wet meadows, improved grassland, arable land and some forestry plantations.
An important roost for tens of thousands of geese Anser (although there are few counts), and for thousands of waders from Oosterschelde (028) at high water.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Veerse Meer. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.