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Location Netherlands, Noord-Brabant
Central coordinates 5o 2.00' East  51o 31.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 410 ha
Altitude 15 - 21m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Vogelbescherming Nederland

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).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix resident  1987-1991  5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

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)
Shrubland Heathland  60%
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry plantations; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  35%
Unknown   5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

Protection status National Partial International None340 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Regte Heide en Ooijevaarsnest, 474 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Regte Heide. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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