|Central coordinates||5o 8.00' East 51o 26.00' North|
|Altitude||20 - 32m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Site description The site is adjacent to the De Utrecht estate, and consists of wet heathland, fen, woodland and some cultivated land. Forest stands consist of deciduous/mixed woodlands and conifer plantations of various ages and under varying management regimes. The site is located along the Belgian border, south-east of the city of Tilburg.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus||breeding||1988||26 breeding pairs||medium||C6||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Mispeleindse en Neterselse Heide||Natural Monument||900||protected area contained by site||900|
|Rovertse Heide||Nature Reserve with Management Subsidy||460||protected area contained by site||471|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Forestry plantations; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes||90%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||23%|
Protection status National Partial International None900 ha of IBA covered by Natural Monument (Mispeleindse en Neterselse Heide, 900 ha). 471 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Rovertse Heide, 471 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: De Utrecht. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2015
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