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Location Netherlands, Zuid-Holland
Central coordinates 4o 31.00' East  51o 46.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C3
Area 1,070 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Vogelbescherming Nederland



Site description An expanse of wet grassland overlying a clay polder to the south of the city of Rotterdam.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  1993  9,709 individuals  good  B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis winter  1993  2,318 individuals  good  A4i, B1i, B2, C2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Oudeland van Strijen Nature Reserve 380 protected area contained by site 380  
Oudeland Van Strijen - NL9802103 Birds Directive 1,578 is identical to site 1,070  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands  96%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management 100%
nature conservation and research 96%
agriculture 90%

Protection status National Partial International None380 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Oudeland van Strijen, 380 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oudeland van Strijen. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014

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