11 Bükk Mountains

Description

A mountain range between Eger and Miskolc, with deep valleys and a wide plateau. Deciduous oak Quercus forests exist between 200 m and 600 m, with submontane forests of Quercus, Carpinus and Fagus above 700 m. Oak forest, scrub and rocky grassland on the southern slopes experience a more continental micro-climate. Human activities include intensive forest management and hunting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU041
Location: Hungary, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Heves
Central coordinates: 20.30 East 48.10 North
Altitude:136 - 959m, average: 444m
Area: 62,873 ha

Habitats

Forest 90%
Shrubland 5%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 5%

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Other special birds

047 Hazel Grouse (Bonasa bonasia)
076 Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
115 Saker (Falcon) (Falco cherrug)
121 Corn Crake (Crex crex)
230 (Eurasian) Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)
254 Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)
236 Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)
251 Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
260 Woodlark (Lullula arborea)
295 (Rufous-tailed) Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)
336 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
337 Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
353 Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

 

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