23 Pusztas around Jászkarajenő
(Gerje Plain)

Description

An area of well-drained lowland overlain by meadow, saline and sandy soils, situated between the Gerje and Körös streams south-west of the town of Szolnok. Saline grassland covers the majority of the IBA, interspersed by arable land, orchards, small saline lakes and abandoned rice-fields. Human activities include grazing, haymaking, arable farming, horticulture, fish-farming and hunting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU021
Location: Hungary, Bács-Kiskun, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Pest
Central coordinates: 20.04 East 47.04 North
Altitude: 85-100m, average: 91m
Area: 8,066 ha

Habitats

Grassland 90%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 10%

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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