19 Upper Section of Tisza River

Description

An inundated flood-plain bordering the River Tisza between Tuzsér and Rakamaz. Oxbow lakes and marshes exist alongside large blocks of softwood and hardwood flood-plain forests. Human activities include grazing, mowing and arable farming.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU034
Location: Hungary, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg
Central coordinates: 21.45 East 48.15 North
Altitude: 92-105m, average: 97m
Area: 9,456 ha

Habitats

Forest 15%
Grassland 35%
Wetland 15%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 35%

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Birds

Qualifying birds for present IBA

121 Corn Crake (Crex crex)
263 Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)

 

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