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Oostvaardersplassen

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code NL9802054)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since May 1989
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Administrative region: Flevoland (NL23)
  • Surface area: 55 km2 (5477.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 31 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 0 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (31)
Species group Number
Birds 31

Habitat types

No information reported

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
May 1989
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
 
Date of Standard data form update September 2011

Interactive map

The interactive map of EUNIS sites is currently under development. Meanwhile, use for example European protected areas viewer below. To activate and deactivate the Natura 2000 layer or the Nationally designated areas layer, please go to Layers at the right side of the top menu bar. Other relevant map viewers are listed below in Other resources panel.

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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