10 Börzsöny Mountains

Description

A range of low mountains situated between the Danube bend and Ipoly river. The lower slopes are covered by oak Quercus forest, the higher slopes by submontane Quercus, Carpinus and Fagus forest. Montane Fagus forest extends to near the peaks. Human activities include horticulture, arable farming and skiing; pastures are mostly abandoned.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU018
Location: Hungary, Nógrád, Pest
Central coordinates: 18.55 East 47.55 North
Altitude: 110-939m , average: 405m
Area: 27,839 ha

Habitats

Forest 70%
Grasslands 5%
Shrubland 5%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 20%

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Other special birds

082 (European) Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
115 Saker (Falcon) (Falco cherrug)
230 (Eurasian) Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)
249 Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus)
254 Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)
251 Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
260 Woodlark (Lullula arborea)
336 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
337 Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)

 

Common birds




Source: 1) Lovászi Péter (editor): Javasolt különleges madárvédelmi területek Magyarországon, Magyar Madártani és Természetvédelmi Egyesület, 2002; 2) BirdLife International: Important Bird Areas factsheet, 2012; 3) Králl Attila, Nagy Károly: Fontos Madárélőhelyek Magyarországon (Területek, kritériumok és minősítő fajok) MME Monitoring Központ, 2007; 4) www.hungarianbirdwatching.com Important Bird Area descriptions, 2004-2014