|Central coordinates||5o 2.00' East 51o 31.00' North|
|Altitude||15 - 21m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Site description A small area of heathland situated on a sand ridge running between two stream valleys. The site is located to the south-west of the city of Tilburg, and contains scattered trees and some woodland (deciduous/mixed and coniferous).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix||resident||1991||5 breeding pairs||good||C6||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Regte Heide en Ooijevaarsnest||Nature Reserve||474||protected area overlaps with site||340|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Forestry plantations; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes||35%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||100%|
Management considerations The main problem is scrub encroachment, which is reducing the extent of heathland.
Protection status National Partial International None340 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Regte Heide en Ooijevaarsnest, 474 ha).
Contribute Please click here to help BirdLife conserve the world's birds - your data for this IBA and others are vital for helping protect the environment.
Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Regte Heide. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2013
To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife