De Ijzerbroeken te Diksmuide en Lo-Reninge

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De Ijzerbroeken te Diksmuide en Lo-Reninge

  • Country: 
    Belgium
  • Site number: 
    329
  • Area: 
    2,360 ha
  • Designation date: 
    04-03-1986
  • Coordinates: 
    50°59'N 02°51'E
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Overview

De Ijzerbroeken te Diksmuide en Lo-Reninge. 04/03/86; Vlaamse Gewest, 2,360 ha, 50°59'N 002°51'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990, removed from the Record, 17 January 1994, replaced on the Record, 17 May 1999. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve. A shallow, freshwater lake resulting from peat-cutting since the 16th century. Composed of extensive reedbeds and scrub and surrounded by a wet meadow complex. The area supports an interesting flora including rare species, and is particularly important for breeding, staging and wintering birds; nesting species include ducks. The site includes a 60ha water-supply reservoir. Human activities include intense hunting and agriculture. Ramsar site no. 329. Most recent RIS information: 1992.

Administrative region: 
West-Vlaanderen

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1992

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